Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:
Books Are Awesome! in Parker, Colorado, is now open. It will host an open house on February 8.
City of Asylum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has created four poet laureate posts, open to all Allegheny County residents.
Loyalty Bookstores will partner with Willow, a clothing store in Washington, D.C., to bring a kids’ room pop-up to the unused space at the back of Willow.
[words] Bookstore in Maplewood, New Jersey, was featured in an article called “Meet the indy N.J. bookstore that was just named one of the best in the U.S.”
A Room of One’s Own Bookstore and Mystery to Me in Madison, Wisconsin, were included in the annual Star of Madison contest.
Ann Patchett of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee, was featured in an article called “ ‘Going back to books’: Ann Patchett on The Dutch House, and reviving the bookstore culture.”
Sean Doolittle, star relief pitcher for the World Champion Washington Nationals, will be the ambassador for Independent Bookstore Day.
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