W&CF in the News

Over the years, Women & Children First has made headlines quite often. Here's a round-up of links to some of our favorite articles: 

"Andersonville's Women & Children First Bookstore has new, but familiar, owners"  - THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE

"One Way For An Indie Bookstore To Last? Put Women 'First'" - NPR

"What it means for independent bookstores when Amazon moves into town" - WGN

"Chicago's Indie Booksellers Blast Plans For New Amazon Store" - Here & Now

"Chicago Indies Decry Amazon Books" - Shelf Awareness

"Local booksellers brace themselves for the opening of the Amazon Store"- Chicago Reader

"The feminist bookstores that inspired Portlandia" - Melville House

"Inside Indie Bookstores: Women & Children First in Chicago
" - Poets & Writers

"Ownership changes at Chicago’s Women & Children First bookstore" - Chicago Sun Times

"Literati of the Moment: Sarah Hollenbeck and Lynn Mooney, New Owners of Women & Children First" - Newcity


"Women & Children First: A Tradition of Inclusivity and Support" - Unpacking the Bookstore

"Two Store Employees Buy Women & Children First" - Publishers Weekly

"The Last 13 Feminist Bookstores in the U.S. and Canada" - Paste Magazine

"Women & Children First Way Street Dedication" - Windy City Times

"Bookstores Stoke Trump Resistance with Action, Not Just Words" - The New York Times

"Political Opposition Finds a Home at New Women & Children First Series" - The Chicagoist 

"Best Bookstore 2017" - Chicago Reader

"The 28 Coolest Independent Bookstores in the U.S." - Matador

"The Key to Staying Open Is Staying Niche." - Forbes

"Women & Children First Bookstore 'Stronger than Ever' as it celebrates 40 Years in Business" - Block Club Chicago