OHM Editions

The ohm is a measure of resistance.
“The poem must resist the intelligence / Almost successfully.”


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 […]


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 […]

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 […]


Henri Droguet Translated from the French by Alexander Dickow Clatters is the first translation of Henri Droguet's poetry published in the United States. Here the original text appears alongside Alexander Dickow's exquisite translation, in a collection that is at once wonderfully cluttered and strikingly barren. As Dickow puts it in his Afterword, “Never, perhaps, has […]


Jay Besemer A chance dream of Max Ernst and Jindrich Heisler leads to a pack of playing cards bearing a message; shuffled randomly, the message changes. Such is the experience of Object with Man’s Face, twenty-seven collage poems that beckon, question, challenge, and portend. Rain Taxi and the author invite you to add your own collage […]


Ron Padgett and Yu Jian A unique collaboration unites East and West. From the Preface by Ron Padgett: “In the summer of 2010, the Chinese poet Yu Jian and I took a cable car to near the top of Mount Mansfield (altitude 4,393 feet) in Vermont and wrote three poems together. Using a method similar […]