Outwords Books, Gifts & Coffee

Milwaukee's Premier LGBT Bookstore and Giftshop

Welcome to Outwords Books!

Spring Events  

Saturday, May 3 – 4:00pm
Author! Author!!
Outwords Books is delighted to welcome two terrific writers in the genre of Young Adult fiction.

Making his first visit to Outwords is
Neal Wooten. In April, Neal's first Gay YA novel, The Balance will be released from Bold Strokes Books.

Joining Neal on the program is the Lambda Award-winning
mystery writer and Outwords favorite Mark Zubro who recently released his first Gay YA novel, Safe.

Monday, May 12 – 7:00pm
Outwords Men’s Book Group
 Please feel welcome to join the Outwords Men's Book Club on Monday, May 12th @ 7:00pm. The group will discuss The Days of Anna Madrigal by Armistead Maupin.

Tuesday, May 13 – 7:00pm
Lesbian Reading Group @ Outwords Books
Please come and join the discussion of The Heat of Angels by Lisa Girolami, when the Lesbian Reading Group @ Outwords Books meets on Tuesday, May 13th at 7:00pm.

Notable Authors Section

Back in 2008, Outwords Books creat e d a very special display featurin g a selection of the Notable LGBT writers since the beginning of the 20th Century.  Having proved to be very popular, we've continued to keep the spotlight on such essential novelists as Oscar Wilde, Christopher Isherwood, Virginia Woolf, Sarah Waters and, of course, Marcel Proust. 

Outwords Books Online


To access our online store, you can clink on the tab to the left, type into your browser:


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Thanks for visiting:

Welcome to www.outwordsbooks.com, newly re-launched and better than ever!

At the beginning of 2010, an unfortunate set of circumstances took our long-suffering shopping cart program off-line, our webmaster missing without a trace.

We've spent the last few weeks madly scrambling to come up with some options and are absolutely delighted to welcome you to our new website: www.outwordsbooks.com.

We've completed Stage One: currently on our website, you'll be able find out more about Outwords Books: where we are located, our hours, our resident book clubs and other upcoming events plus our monthly "Top Picks."

Just this week, we have been able to complete the Second and Final Stage: bringing to you our Online Store which features an array our our products including New Release Fiction, Hot New Non-Fiction, all of the latest Men's and Women's DVDs and much, much more.

We welcome your feedback! Please do not hesitate to contact us at outwordsbooks@msn.com to let us know how you think we are doing!


Since 1993, Outwords Books, Gifts & Coffee has offered a wide selection of LGBT-related books, DVDs, Music Cds and Rainbow Pride Gift Items. Located on Milwaukee's East Side, Outwords Books is convenient to both the "Green Line" and "30-Maryland" bus routes. We welcome you to browse our online store or better yet, please stop in for all the latest releases, personalized customer service and a damned good cup of coffee!

Open from: 11am to 7pm Monday to Thursday | 11am to 8pm Friday & Saturday | 12noon to 6pm Sunday 

Outwords Books, Gifts & Coffee 2710 N. Murray Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53211

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