Upcoming Events


Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria is supporting the Casa Camino Real Bookstore, in facilitating a Refugee Book Drive in conjunction with the American Booksellers Association (ABA). Casa Camino Real Bookstore will disseminate books to refugee families. Read more here.
Laughing Out Loud, I Fly: Poems in English and Spanish Cover Image
Voces Sin Fronteras: Our Stories, Our Truth Cover Image
La Travesía de Enrique Cover Image
Caramelo: En Espanol Cover Image
El Alquimista: Una fábula para seguir tus sueños Cover Image

Pre-Order Local Books

The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times Cover Image
Lost Inwood (Images of America) Cover Image
Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free Cover Image
Dominicana: A Novel Cover Image


Chula Cover Image
Night-Blooming Jasmin(n)E: Personal Essays and Poetry Cover Image
Black / Maybe Cover Image
The Pink Box

Past Event Books

An Intro-Guide to a Sex Positive You: Lessons, Tales, and Tips Cover Image
Grandpa Stops a War: A Paul Robeson story Cover Image
Chula Cover Image
Lost Inwood (Images of America) Cover Image
Uptown Stories Anthology Volume 10: Summer 2018

Volunteer Staff Picks

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La Casa de Bernarda Alba (Coleccion Letras Hispanicas) Cover Image
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I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Cover Image
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Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening Cover Image
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Woman on the Edge of Time Cover Image
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Something to Declare: Essays Cover Image


Word Up is a multilingual, general-interest, nonprofit community bookshop and arts space in Washington Heights NYC.

2113 Amsterdam Avenue (corner of 165th Street)
New York, NY 10032
(347) 688-4456

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your donation will help support our mission of making books more accessible to communities and, in turn, building community. Please click below to donate online, or check our Donate page for other options.