About Bluestockings

Bluestockings is a volunteer-powered and collectively-owned radical bookstore, fair trade cafe, and activist center in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. We’re currently in the process of relocating from 172 Allen Street and building out our new space at 116 Suffolk Street! When we’re open, we carry over 6,000 titles on topics such as feminism, queer and gender studies, global capitalism, climate & environment, political theory, police and prisons, race and black studies, radical education, plus many more! You can also find some good ‘ole smutty fiction, sci-fi, and poetry. We also carry zines, alternative menstrual products and other oddly hard-to-find good things. If you’d like to donate to our buildout and relocation fund, you can do so at bit.ly/bstoxmove and help support us through this challenging time! We’re looking forward to sharing space with you again soon.


We continue to host readings, workshops, performances and discussions online, please see our events calendar for details on upcoming events you can RSVP for over Zoom.

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