press and recognition


“summer global 100 list” 2019


best of san francisco magazine

black bird bookstore won "best bookstore" in the 2018 best of san francisco issue of san francisco magazine


the 500 hidden secrets of san francisco

black bird bookstore was included in luster publishing's 2018 book, the 500 hidden secrets of san francisco


best new indie bookstore

black bird bookstore was named "best new indie bookstore" by sf weekly in may of 2018


“2018 san francisco gift guide”



“outer sunset rides a wave of change. that’s not a bad thing, is it?”



"welcome to aba, black bird bookstore!"

american booksellers association


"who opens an independent bookstore in 2017?"

sf weekly


"new s.f. bookshop puts top-shelf selection over quantity"

sf chronicle


"black bird bookstore debuts in san francisco"

shelf awareness


"black bird bookstore opens in the outer sunset"