Spine is open 8am-4pm, daily!
Serving the finest locally roasted coffee in St. Louis: Blueprint Coffee 
and the finest locally baked pastries:
DeLish Emporium

Enjoy literature & libations with us

Indie Authors and Publishers, go to the Indie Bookstore page to see how you can be a part of Spine!

Spine Indie Bookstore & Cafe is a unique consignment bookstore stocked exclusively with indie authors and publishers, a cafe, and a small literary event space designed to foster conversations in a safe environment.

We will host the St. Louis Indie Book Fair in the spring of 2022, a podcast called Lit-Up (coming soon), and various live events, meetings, discussion groups, performances, and lectures.

Our Live-streamed events will be seen on several social media channels and archived on our YouTube channel.

Join our open mic nights, our Moth-inspired spoken word performances, or book our space for meetings, gatherings, and discussions. Meet authors, publishers, poets, and performers who share your passion.


Friday Night Author Showcase

January 28
Author Kathy L. Brown


Kathy L. Brown lives in St. Louis, Missouri, USA and writes speculative fiction with a historical twist. Her hometown and its history inspire her fiction. Her flagship book series is The Sean Joye Investigations, atmospheric supernatural noir stories set in the St. Louis area. The Resurrectionist and Water of Life and The Big Cinch are currently available. Kathy spent the pandemic lockdown polishing and publishing a secondary-world steampunk-tinged fantasy (with romance and wolf shifter fights!), Wolfhearted.

Saturday Night Singer/Songwriter Showcase

Coming in March

Sunday Night Poetry

Stay Tuned - Coming Soon