past readings

2019 Rain Taxi Readings

Tessa Hadley in conversation with Curtis Sittenfeld Thursday, January 24, 2019, Magers & Quinn Booksellers British author Tessa Hadley and newly-local author Curtis Sittenfeld had a lively discussion about Hadley's new novel, Late in the Day, as well as writing habits, novels vs. short stories, and much more before a packed crowd on a chilly […]

1998 Rain Taxi Readings

Arthur Sze Weinstein Gallery — May 3, 1998 At our inaugural event, poet Arthur Sze dazzled an audience of nearly 80 people, reading selections from his forthcoming collected poems as well as translations from the Chinese of Wang Wei. Reading with Sze were local writers Sarah Fox and Melissa Olson. Victor Hernández Cruz CreArté Chicano […]


Monday, November 18, 7:00pm Magers & Quinn Booksellers 3038 Hennepin Avenue South Minneapolis The Rain Taxi Reading Series in collaboration with Magers & Quinn Booksellers presents an evening of three noted poets: Erin Murphy, William Stobb, and Rodney Wittwer. Stay tuned for more information!


Sunday, November 10, 7:00pm Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Macalester College 130 South Macalester Street, St Paul The Rain Taxi Reading Series presents noted poet Brenda Hillman reading from her latest collection, Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire (Wesleyan University Press), longlisted for the 2013 National Book Award. With fire as the metaphor for financial breakdown, environmental […]