Rain Taxi not only provides reviews of thought-provoking literature, it seeks to contribute to the publishing of innovative and original works with two chapbook series, the Brainstorm Series and OHM Editions.

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by Dessa 38 pages, perfect boundPublished October 2022 Tits on the Moon features a dozen “stage poems,” many of which Dessa performs at her legendary live shows; they’re funny, weird, and occasionally bittersweet. The collection opens with a short essay on craft (and the importance of having a spare poem around for when the power goes […]


by Grzegorz Kwiatkowski translated from the Polish by Peter Constantine32 pages, perfect boundpublished 2021   Rain Taxi’s OHM Editions is proud to publish a stunning chapbook of verse by award-winning Polish poet and musician Grzegorz Kwiatkowski.   Watch the replay of our launch event featuring Grzegorz Kwiatkowski and Peter Constantine on our YouTube channel here! […]

For All Mutants

by Stephanie Burt Poet, literary critic, and professor Stephanie Burt presents poems inspired by X-Men, pop culture, and more to explore love, romance, queer identities, fan cultures, powered-up princesses, red queens, pirates, retcons, and the spaces between the stars. Burt says, "As well as taking general excitement and inspiration from comic book superheroes and their […]

Walkers in the City

If the pandemic has awakened a peripatetic impulse in you, you’re not alone. Walkers in the City, edited by poet Dennis Barone, invites the reader to do some urban ambling in cities large and small, here and abroad, real and imagined. Featuring poems by Julia Blumenreich, David Cappella, Julie Choffel, James Finnegan, Charles Fort, Eli […]

Can't Stop Won't Stop

A chapbook of poems by Black writers in the Twin Cities responding to the murder of George Floyd, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop contains riveting works that, in the words of editor Mary Moore Easter, “call for breath to fill a single set of lungs, and to sustain a whole people.” Featuring poems by Philip S. […]


by Nor Hall A selection of fifty-six postcards "from the plenum described by the philosopher Leibniz, a kind of a celestial earth space where all matter and movement come together," Postcards from Mona is a companion volume to Hall's earlier chapbook, Traces, a poem sequence published in 2010 by Rain Taxi. (For more on Traces, […]


by Douglas Kearney From Harry Belafonte's "Jump in the Line" to Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven," Douglas Kearney's poems in Starts Spinning will have you saying yes YES. Short, personal takes on pop hits, filled with humor and pathos. 29 pages, perfect bound. Limited edition of 150 copies.Published 2019 $10 plus $4 S&H in the […]

Rehearsing the Symptoms

by Rosmarie Waldrop 33 pages, perfect bound. Limited edition of 150 copies.Published in March 2019. "The hand gets ready to write. Could we not call this manual labor? Or a stage in the Great Work of rendering the corporeal cat incorporeal while giving her body to the bodiless word? Even if it's from despairing of […]

Elizabeth Gregory

by Kevin Carollo Elizabeth Gregory is one of millions currently living with early onset Alzheimer’s dementia (EOAD), often referred to as “the long goodbye.” Elizabeth Gregory combs the inner space of every mom in search of radical humanity. Beatlemania is our compass. Dementia is our mothership. We say hello. 42 pp., 7" x 7", perfect […]