This Week in Indie Bookstores


Staff at McNally Jackson Bookstores, a mini-chain based in New York City, voted to unionize.

Check out these four affordable indie bookstores in Louisville, Kentucky.

Detroit has a new pop-up bookstore focusing on “great writing and underrepresented voices.”

New York City’s beachside Rockaway neighborhood, known for its surfers and boardwalks, is set to have a permanent bookstore.

A Virginia bookseller celebrates twenty-five years in business.

Publishers Weekly reports that bookstore sales were down in October.

Ian MacAllen's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →