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WE ARE OPEN!

Monday–Saturday, 10am–6pm
Sundays, 11am–5pm

*Coffee Shop closes at 4pm;
limited menu Tuesdays and Wednesdays


For the safety of our staff and customers, we are limiting occupancy to 20 patrons at a time. Face masks are required, and will be provided if necessary.

The Writer’s Block continues to encourage distanced shopping through our online store. Our store is available, realtime 24/7, through the search bar above. 

Thank you for your continued patronage!

       NEW FICTION & POETRY
FICTION AND POETRY The Writer’s Block carries a large assortment of both brand-new and classic fiction and poetry. Our selection appeals to readers of all genres and sensibilities—ranging from literary fiction to science-fiction, horror, suspense, and more.

Our catalog of fiction and poetry is browsable here.

       NEW NONFICTION
NONFICTION Essays and memoirs, current affairs, history, science, and more—The Writer’s Block carries essential nonfiction reading across most topic areas and styles. We particularly specialize in creative nonfiction, leftist social theory and history, art and design, and accessible science and nature books.

Our catalog of nonfiction books is browsable here.

       PREORDERS (15% OFF)
NOTE CARDS Designed by The Writer's Block and made in the USA. Our exclusive note cards are 3-1/2 inches x 5 inches, blank on the inside, and are printed on high-quality felt stock. Each note card includes a white envelope. (Box sets coming soon.)

Browse note cards by series here.

        ALL NOTE CARDS