Noname Book Club

an online/irl community dedicated to uplifting POC voices

Noname Book Club highlights one or two books each month written by authors of color. In addition to building community with folks across the country, NNBC also sends their monthly book picks to incarcerated comrades through their Prison Program. Started in 2019 by award-winning, poetic, down-to-earth rapper, Noname.

The book titles are announced on (or around) the first of each month.

  • RSVP for the Denver meet-up on August 31 here!
  • Last Wednesday of the month 6:00-8:30 pm (unless Rick and Maria and Karia are out of town)
  • Hosted by Rick Griffith and/or Maria Mims or Karia White

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club

a book club dedicated to Black women writers and Black women readers

Our goal is to introduce a cohort of diverse writers to future generations – contemporary authors who are non-binary, queer, trans, and disabled. To address inequalities and improve communities through reading and reflecting on the works of Black women.

  • Last Thursday of each month 6:00-8:30 pm
    To receive an invitation please reach out to
  • Hosted by Maria Mims

Design Book Club

A book club dedicated to Designers with a broad interest in design, and new discussions about design
Design is a big bite so we are looking at it across all the allied fields and disciplines.
This is a subscription of design books, artifacts, pamphlets, magazines, and other cool shit.
Join any time stay for 6 months

  • OFFICIALLY launching in September.
  • To receive an invitation please reach out to
  • Hosted by Rick Griffith on Zoom every other month (Odd Numbered Months)
  • Subscription boxes and books ship monthly.


We are not scheduling any author events at our location at this time.

An exhibit curated by Rick Griffith
Exhibition Dates: August 12–September 25 2022
Location: Art Students League of Denver, 200 Grant St.
Opening Reception: Friday, August 12 | 5:30-8:30PM

1st Annual BACK TO SCHOOL Sale
August 12+13 [Friday and Saturday] 10AM – 5PM
August 14 [Sunday—just this one time] 12 – 4PM
Up to 40% off of select titles and products. In-person only. Hosted by Rick.

Rick Griffith is lecturing and presenting at various conferences around the United States and Europe.
Check back for his tour dates.

Robert Evans has officially canceled his Book Signing that was scheduled for Thursday, May 26. We now have signed bookplates for all of the orders that are on our customer pick-up shelf. Please come by for your book. (Updated Aug. 10th)