Rocky Mountains & Southwest, Utah
1511 South 1500 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Queer + Cherokee-owned bookstore in Utah
What are the 3 adjectives you would use to describe your bookstore?
Charming, Magical, Welcoming
Share a quote from a book or poem that bares your bookstore’s soul.
I love walking into a bookstore. It’s like all my friends are sitting on shelves, waving their pages at me.-Tahereh Mafi
Why was your bookstore founded/what role does it play in the community?
TKE opened September 10th, 1977, and has always been a space for the SLC community to gather, inspire one another, and exchange ideas.
Which champion/warrior/wildcat (real or mythological) does your bookstore channel most?
What makes your bookstore unique?
The many small rooms join together to create our nearly maze-like space and a beautiful outdoor space to host gatherings including author events (weather permitting).
What is something that no one knows about your bookstore?
Agatha, our long-time bookstore cat, is in the urn near the front door.