the definitive guide to the twin cities

Features pieces by:
Carol Bly • Michael Dennis Browne • John Engman • Jeffrey Little • Margaret Miles • And many more…

If you're new to the Twin Cities and are looking for a way to get around, a map might be helpful, or maybe a guidebook which tells you where all the notable landmarks are. If you're interested in a publication that goes quite a bit deeper, consider picking up A Definitive Guide to the Twin Cities, in Poetry and Prose.It's publishers describe it as the only guide to the Twin Cities that focuses on the experiences of its inhabitants.

— Minnesota Public Radio's Chris Roberts (NPR Morning Edition, May 25, 1998)

Spout became Spout Press with the release of our debut book in September of 1997, A Definitive Guide to the Twin Cities. Spout Press combines the spirit of the journal with a commitment to publishing on a larger scale, highlighting the best Twin Cities writers.

See the Twin Cities through the eyes of 38 of its finest writers from the destruction of the Berman Buckskin building to a car crash on University and Prior, this is your only guide to the Twin Cities that centers on the experiences of its inhabitants.

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