Literary Arts

The following literary organizations serve the southeastern Minnesota region.  These groups vary from presenting arts productions to providing education in the arts.  If you do not find your organization listed, please email staff(at) to be added to the list.

The Anderson Center PO Box 406
163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN  55066

Brick House Coffee House Writers

412 Third Avenue NE
Austin MN  55912
Open Stage every second Friday 7-9pm

Fourth Tuesday Writers Gathering

6:30-8pm at various informal coffee shop locations in Rochester contact 
or 507-398-2241

Great River Review

PO Box 406
Red Wing, MN 55066

Lost Lake Folk Art Storytelling Center

PO Box 20
Lanesboro, MN  55949
Minnesota Writers’ Alliance Rochester, MN 507-281-1472
Red Dragonfly Press

163 Tower View Drive
Red Wing, MN 55066
Rochester Art Ensemble 319 Fifth Ave NW
Rochester, MN 55901


Rochester MN Writers Group Rochester Public Library
101 Second Street SE
Rochester, MN  55901
Meet & Critique every second Tuesday 6:30-8pm

Rural America Writers Center  412 West Broadway
Plainview, MN 55964
Open Mic every third Wednesday 7pm

Southeastern Minnesota Poets

Buena Vista Party Room
121 14th Street NE
Rochester, MN 55906
Meet & Share every first Wednesday 6:30pm

Washington Avenue Writers Group 204 West Fountain Street
Albert Lea, MN  56007
507-383-4363 or 507-373-8569 or
Meets every Tuesday 7pm