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
home of Up On Big Rock Poetry & Rocket Science Press (literary fiction)
PO Box 20
Lanesboro, MN  55949
Everybody has a story to tell.  Let us help you tell yours.

Minnesota Writers’ Alliance
Rochester, MN

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
Writers meet monthly to grow and share their poetic works.
Buena Vista Party Room
121 14th Street NE
Rochester, MN 55906
Meeting every first Wednesday 6:30 PM.

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