Organization Overview

Welcome to Solid State Books, downtown Washington DC's Black-owned, independent bookstore and coffee bar! We are excited to bring the freshest books and merchandise to our nation's capital. Ideally situated in the heart of the bustling and historic H Street Corridor, Solid State Books provides our neighborhood with a vital intellectual and social hub. We are a city of readers, writers, students, artists, activists, and politicos. Solid State Books is the nexus for all of these diverse groups, engaging the community through our slate of dynamic programming and an unparalleled bookstore experience.
Scott Abel
Ariel Jacobs
Jake Cumsky-Whitlock Co-Owner, Buyer
Kromeklia Bryant General Manager
Nissa Moody Marketing & Brand Coordinator/Bookseller
Ruth Orudiakumo
Stephanie Hess
Solid State NW
Solid State NW Washington, District of Columbia
NAIBA Logo Bookstore Member

Store Focus
General Interest
Store Inventory
New Only
Store Format
Brick and Mortar
Store Location
Cafe or Bar in Store