Andy will celebrate the release of his new book, The Gambler Wife: A True Story of Love, Risk, and the Woman Who Saved Dostoyevsky Saturday, September 18, 2021, 4-5 pm, New Dominion Bookshop, Charlottesville. To learn more about the event, please go here.


National webinar about Seats at the Table, a feature documentary film about Books Behind Bars, hosted by PBS and moderated by New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie, featuring Books Behind Bars creator Andrew Kaufman, formerly incarcerated youth Brad Brewer, former UVA student Kelsey Bowman, and Valerie Boykin, Director of Virginia’s Department of Juvenile Justice. October 19, 2020. View the panel discussion here:

OTHER PAST EVENTS (National Airing of Seats at the Table in 2020)

Seats at the Table, a feature documentary film about Books Behind Bars, has aired on PBS on the following stations:

WHUT Washington D.C.

WYIN / Lakeshore PBS Chicago, Illinois

KRCBDT San Francisco, CA

THE WORLD CHANNEL: The World Channel presented the film to its 172 member stations across the country at three different times on Monday October 5th and Tuesday October 6th.

KVIEDT2 Sacramento, CA

WLRN Miami, Florida

WNPT Nashville, TN

KBDI Denver, CO

KRCB San Francisco, CA

KMOS Columbia, Missouri

WCET Cincinnati, OH

KENW Albuquerque, New Mexico

WEAO WNEO Cleveland/Akron, Ohio

WNEO Youngstown, OH

WEFS Orlando, Fla

WIPB Indianapolis, IN

WNSC South Carolina

KVCR Los Angeles, CA

February 2019

Radio IQ/ NPR airs a story about Seats at the Table, a feature documentary about Andrew’s Books Behind Bars program.

March 2019

Seats at the Table, a feature documentary film about Books Behind Bars, is one of fourteen films selected for the 2019 SXWX EDU Festival.

April 2019

Seats at the Table screened at the Richmond International Film & Music Festival

Fall  2018

Seats at the Table documentary about Books Behind Bars, had its world premiere at the Global Peace Film Festival in Orlando; played at United Nations National Assembly Film Festival and the Virginia Film Festival.

Summer 2018

The Books Behind Bars program is featured on the front page of the Washington Post. Read the article here.

Andrew and his student, Josh Pritchett, discuss Books Behind Bars on the Megyn Kelly Today show.