Information for Independent Authors

We love working with independent authors, especially those in the NYC area. We feature work by self-published authors and illustrators at our pop-up bookshop, at Boogie Down Storytime, and at other author events. In the past, we've worked with local self-published authors including Shanon Morris (pictured at right), Anthony Tucker, and Yajaira Eduardo.


Please note that we focus almost exclusively on books for children and teens. Because we are a bookstore-without-walls, we do not have our own brick-and-mortar space, and we are unable to carry many books. We use a highly selective process to determine which titles we will feature.


If you are interested in sharing your work with us for consideration, please send us the following:

  • a review copy of your book
  • your contact information
  • whether or not you'd like us to return your book to you after we've reviewed it
  • any other information you'd like us to know about you and your book

We will follow up with next steps if we are able to move forward.


Boogie Down Books

P.O. Box 541092

Bronx, NY 10454

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