About Us

Upstart & Crow is located at 1387 Railspur Alley, as part of the Railspur Studios district on Granville Island.

We are located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

Our team is:

Co-Founder & Curator: Zoe Grams
Co-Founder: Ian Gill
Creative & Operations Director: Robyn Smith
Creative Associates: Chelsea Franz & Tomie Yang


Upstart & Crow’s bookstore is an accessible space on the ground floor, suitable for mobility devices. Our writers’ studio is up one flight of stairs.


Tuesday-Friday from 10:30 a.m. — 5:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday from 10 a.m. — 5:30 p.m.

Reach Out

If you’d like further information about our site or have any inquiries regarding your order, please call during business hours (see below) or email us anytime.