The Twin Cities Literary Calendar is a project of Rain Taxi, which champions aesthetically adventurous literature through publications, events, and service to the literary community.
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This Calendar aims to list all book events hosted by Twin Cities area stores or organizations—see our list of local, independent bookstores below! To notify us about an upcoming event: Please send your event details (date, time, location, and online link) for inclusion to: calendar [at] raintaxi [dot] com.
Green: Fiction • Yellow: Poetry • Orange: Nonfiction • Brown: Lectures/Panels
Purple: Children/YA Gray: Comics/Graphic Novels • Blue: Book Clubs • Red: Multi-Genre Events.
The Twin Cities area is home to many great independent bookstores! Below are alphabetical lists to help you visit them and start browsing. In April 2023, Rain Taxi will be publishing the Twin Cities Independent Bookstore Passport — CLICK HERE for more info!
- Birchbark Books
- Black Garnet Books
- Black Letter Books (Stillwater, MN)
- Boneshaker Books
- Chapter One (Victoria, MN)
- Chapter2Books (Hudson, WI)
- Comma, a bookshop
- Content (Northfield, MN)
- Cream and Amber (Hopkins, MN)
- Daybreak Global Bookshop (Arden Hills
- DreamHaven Books
- Excelsior Bay Books (Excelsior, MN)
- Irreverent Bookworm
- Lake Country Booksellers (White Bear Lake, MN)
- Magers & Quinn Booksellers
- May Day Books
- Milkweed Books
- Moon Palace Books
- Next Chapter Booksellers
- Once Upon a Crime
- Paperback Exchange
- Red Balloon Books
- Scout & Morgan Books (Cambridge, MN)
- Subtext Books
- The Thinking Spot (Wayzata, MN)
- Uncle Hugo's & Uncle Edgar's
- Valley Bookseller (Stillwater, MN)
- Wild Rumpus Books