Ugly Duckling Presse

UDP has partnered with more these independent bookstores, which have standing orders to receive all our publications. Please visit them! (And if you know of a store we should approach about being a partner, drop us a line.)

  • Ada Books

    Providence, RI

    This little shop accommodates thousands of big ideas.

  • Ark Books

    Copenhagen, Denmark

    A tiny shop filled with the best stories you’ve never heard

  • Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop

    Brooklyn, NY

    NYC’s only all poetry bookstore, family run and devoted to chapbooks.

  • Beyond Baroque

    Los Angeles, CA

    Dedicated to emerging, over-looked and out-of-print poetry.

  • Bird and Beckett Books

    San Francisco, CA

    Books and records, live music twice weekly, regular readings, and more…

  • Boneshaker Books

    Minneapolis, MN

    A new volunteer-run bookstore and collective.

  • Book Culture

    New York, NY

    Art, science, fiction, and children’s books on NYC’s Upper West Side.

  • BookCourt

    Brooklyn, NY

    A neighborhood bookstore with a lively series of events.

  • Books and Bookshelves

    San Francisco, CA

    1000s of wonderful books from new bestsellers to old favorites.

  • Bridge Street Books

    Washington, D.C.

    Specializes in Politics, Poetry, Philosophy, and Cultural Studies.

  • Brooklyn Art Library

    Brooklyn, NY

    The gallery and store of Art House Coop, located in Williamsburg.

  • Counterpath

    Denver, CO

    Independent publisher, bookstore, and performance space.

  • E.M Wolfman

    Oakland, CA

    A tiny used bookstore & gallery in the belly of downtown Oakland.

  • Green Apple Books

    San Francisco, CA

    A classic independent store with used and new books.

  • Greenlight Bookstore

    Brooklyn, NY

    An independent bookstore in the heart of Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

  • Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe

    Boulder, CO

    A poetry-exclusive bookstore celebrating independent publishers.

  • Libreria Mi Casa


    Amelia the cat sells comtemporary Latino American poetry and prose.

  • Malaprops

    Asheville, NC

    A bookstore and cafe selling books on a variety of subjects.

  • Malvern Books

    Austin, TX

    Specializing in literature from small presses and indie publishers.

  • McNally Jackson

    New York, NY

    Independent bookstore and cafe with a vibrant event schedule.

  • Moe's Books

    Berkeley, CA

    A used bookstore with a large selection of titles.

  • Normals Bookstore

    Baltimore, MD

    This “One Stop Cultural Hub” sells the obscure to the indispensable.

  • Open Books

    Seattle, WA

    Devoted to poetry and poetry-related titles, with regular events.

  • Pages Books on Kensignton

    Calgary, AB, Canada

    Pages Books is a trade bookstore which houses new and bargain titles.

  • Powell's Books

    Portland, OR

    A bookstore selling used and new titles on a variety of subjects.

  • Shakespeare and Company

    Paris, France

    Specializes in English-language literature and hosts reading.

  • Skylight Books

    Los Angeles, CA

    Skylight Books is a general bookstore serving historic Los Angeles neighborhoods.

  • St. George's

    Berlin, Germany

    An independent bookstore with a range of fiction, poetry and theory.

  • St. Mark's Bookshop

    New York, NY

    Specializing in Cultural Theory, Poetry, Film, Periodicals and more.

  • Talking Leaves Books

    Buffalo, NY

    For 30 years offering a distinctive and unusual selection of books.

  • Unnameable Books

    Brooklyn, NY

    Independent bookstore selling new and used titles.


    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    An online retail store with a curated selection of brands and books!

  • Woodland Pattern

    Milwaukee, WI

    Specializes in books from small and independent presses.