Contact Us

Please direct general media inquires to Betsy Gomez, Banned Books Week Coordinator, at

Banned Books Week Coalition

American Booksellers Association: The American Booksellers for Free Expression
  • ABFE 24-hour hotline (First Amendment emergencies): (845) 242-8605
  • Press inquiries: David Grogan
American Library Association: Office for Intellectual Freedom
Association of University Presses
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
  • First Amendment emergency hotline: (888) 88-CBLDF (22533)
  • Press inquiries:
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
Freedom to Read Foundation
National Coalition Against Censorship
National Council of Teachers of English
PEN America
People for the American Way Foundation

Banned Books Week Contributors

American Society of Journalists and Authors
The Authors Guild
Index on Censorship
Project Censored

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This website is maintained and updated by the Banned Books Week Coordinator and the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom in partnership with the Banned Books Week Coalition. For questions concerning the website, please e-mail