The Writer's Block Bookstore & Cafe

An independent bookstore, arts venue, and gathering space for the community, featuring house-made and local food, drink, music, art, and more!
Welcome to Spenard's Living Room.
new events posted frequently.

Mic Drop

2nd Thursday of the Month

Share your talents with your friends & neighbors. Music, spoken word, magic, juggling–whatever!

Poetry Parley

3rd Wednesday of The Month

This monthly gathering celebrates one local poet and one marquee poet of influence.

Sunday Brunch & Music

Every Sunday

Enjoy top notch musicians from around Alaska (12n-2pm). For brunch, try our international weekly egg special (11am-3pm).

Buskers & Pop-Up Jams

Can Happen Any Time

Musicians from all over the world have popped in and hopped on our stage!


Tues - Sun
10am - 9pm or later