The Writer’s Block

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The Writer’s Block is an independent bookseller, publisher, and literacy educator in downtown Las Vegas .

The Writer’s Block was established in 2014 by 826NYC co-founder Scott Seeley and Drew Cohen. It was opened with BSSco. store manager Chris Molnar. [1] [2] It is the first independent bookstore in Las Vegas, and second in the state of Nevada . [3]

Behind the bookstore front is the literacy education component of the Writer’s Block, known as Codex. 826NYC’s Superhero Supply Store, [4] [5] Also features movable walls, tables and desks. It is used for free writing workshops for children ages 5-18, in addition to readings, signings, and continuing series such as Neon Reads , the monthly reading by MFA and UNLV . [6]

References

  1. Jump up^ “Wham! Pow! Everything in Superhero Could Want” . Webcitation.org. Archived from the original on May 30, 2015 . Retrieved 2015-05-30 .
  2. Jump up^ “DOWNTOWN DENIZEN – CHRIS MOLNAR” . Webcitation.org. Archived from the original on May 30, 2015 . Retrieved 2015-05-30 .
  3. Jump up^ “Despite E-Books, Independent Bookstore Gambling on Downtown Las Vegas” . Webcitation.org. Archived from the original on May 30, 2015 . Retrieved 2015-05-30 .
  4. Jump up^ “Here’s What You Can Buy At The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. – And How The Store Is Secretly Saving The World” . Webcitation.org. Archived from the original on May 30, 2015 . Retrieved 2015-05-30 .
  5. Jump up^ “Rewriting the Bookshop” . Webcitation.org. Archived from the original on May 30, 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-30 .
  6. Jump up^ “Hawthorne Heights, Neon Bed, Chicken Shack and Remembering Aurajin” . Webcitation.org. Archived from the original on May 30, 2015 . Retrieved 2015-05-30 .

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