The birth story of Paper Boat Booksellers started with a family of lifelong creatives who got together to dream up a cozy community space. Founded in 2019 by Desirae Wilkerson and Eric Judy, the West Seattle independent bookstore brings in diverse crowds for readings and events. Paper Boat Booksellers works especially hard to support and promote new and local authors. Whether you’re looking for fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, cookbooks, and more, Paper Boat Booksellers curates an exciting selection sure to please readers of all ages.

Fun fact: Paper Boat Booksellers accepts a limited selection of consigned books!

Business Owner
Desirae Wilkerson and Eric Judy