It sounds like a great idea to me, and they’ll also have a couple of my books, I think.
To get things going, Walton has an Indie-Go-Go campaign which you can donate to. Part of the mission statement there reads, “Books & Shovels is a nonprofit traveling bookstore and publisher. We distribute street books, chapbooks, paintings, graffiti, cds, records, zines, anything that exhibits passion and creativity. We are Passion Activists that believe living is more valuable than just making a living. We mesh grass roots promotions, such as street performing, street art, and D.I.Y. open mics, with opportunities of the 21st century; blogging, internet poetry, and ezines. Backing this project will help broaden the artistic community, promote passionate living, and encourage dreaming. This will make a difference in the lives of all people, not just artists.”
The link is here: