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Feminist Bookfinders

FEMINIST BOOKSTORES

Midwest

Left Bank Books St. Louis, MO
People Called Women Toledo, OH
A Room of One's Own Madison, WI
True Colors Bookstore (formerly Amazon Bookstore Coop) Minneapolis, MN
Women and Children First Chicago, IL

Northeast

Big Blue Marble Philadelphia, PA
Bluestockings New York, NY
Bloodroot Bridgeport, CT
Food for Thought Amherst, MA
Sisterspace Washington, DC

South

Charis Atlanta, GA
Wild Iris Books Gainesville, FL

Southwest

Antigone Books Tucson, AZ
BookWoman Austin, TX

West Coast

In Other Words Portland, OR
New Earth Books
Kent, WA
Sisterspirit San Jose, CA

Canada

Mother Tongue Books Ontario, ON
Toronto Women's Bookstore Toronto, ON

Online

Jewish Feminist Resources
A Jewish feminist bookstore.

Women, Ink
Specializes in books on women, gender, and development in the Global South.

Feminist Majority Foundation Store
All profits from our online store support the activism, innovative research and public education work of the Feminist Majority Foundation!


FEMINIST PRESSES

Alice James Books
A nonprofit cooperative poetry press founded in 1973.

Aunt Lute
A nonprofit, multicultural woman's press publishing since 1982.

Bella Books
A small lesbian press.

Chicory Blue Press
Founded in 1987, Chicory Blue Press now focuses on the voices of women over 60.

DLSIJ Press

Committed to publishing all women authors, regardless of political leanings, belief system, genre, or sexual orientation.

The Feminist Press
The City University of New York's Feminist Press was founded in 1970. A nonprofit institution, it is dedicated to publishing literary and educational works by and about women.

Firebrand Books
Firebrand is an award-winning feminist and lesbian publishing house committed to producing quality work in a wide variety of genres by ethnically and racially diverse authors.

Girlchild Press
Publishes work that celebrates the "triumph and defiance of girls and women" through diverse perspectives.

Kore Press
This small, activist-minded press has published works by those from marginalized groups since 1993.

Mayapple Press
Founded in 1978, Mayapple publishes contemporary literature and poetry.

Paris Press
Paris Press is a not-for-profit press publishing the work of women writers that has been neglected or misrepresented by the literary world.

The Post-Apollo Press
Has specialized in experimental writing since 1982.

RedBone Press
RedBone Press publishes work celebrating the cultures of black lesbians and gay men.

Seal Press
Seal Press has published an eclectic and readable mix of books by and for women since 1976.

Second Story Press
This Canadian press was co-founded in 1988 by four women dedicated to publishing feminist-inspired books for adults and young readers.

Spinsters Ink
Publishes novels and non-fiction works that deal with significant issues in women's lives from a feminist perspective.

State University of New York Press
Publishes books on a variety of subjects and hosts a competition for the best single-authored dissertation or first book manuscript in the field of women’s and gender studies.

Sumach Press
Sumach Press publishes dynamic feminist writing with a critical perspective.

Two Lives Publishing
Publishes books for LGBT families.

Volcano Press
Volcano Press has been publishing books on domestic violence and women’s health for forty years.

FEMINIST LITERARY SEARCH UTILITIES

Association of American University Presses (AAUP)
This site allows users to search the holdings of a number of university presses- over 75,000 titles from more than 60 presses.

Indiebound
A social network and search engine for independent bookstores.

Project Gutenberg
An enormous effort to put classic books online, allowing users to view available texts by title and by author.

ADDITIONAL FEMINIST LITERATURE RESOURCES

Voices from the Gaps
A database of women of color authors, this site contains authors' biographical information as well as lists of works and pictures.

Women's Institute for Freedom of the Press
A non-profit research, education, and publishing organizationfounded in 1972.