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Rattle Poetry Series

  • Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse 1010 Foothill Boulevard La Cañada Flintridge, CA, 91011 United States (map)

Featured Poets C. Wade Bentley, Donna Hilbert, Lee Rossi


Every second Sunday Rattle presents a reading featuring poets from the current issue at the Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse. Admission is free. Scheduled poets are subject to change.

C. Wade Bentley teaches and writes in Salt Lake City. His poems have been published in many journals, including Cimarron Review, Best New Poets, and Poetry Daily. A full-length collection of his poems, What Is Mine, was published by Aldrich Press in January of 2015. Most recently, his poem "Spin" appeared in Rattle #54. 

Donna Hilbert’s latest book, her fifth, is The Congress of Luminous Bodies, from Aortic Books. She has led workshops in venues in the U.S. and U.K., and now leads private workshops in Long Beach, California. Her book, Orchards of Our Mothers: New and Selected Poems, is forthcoming. Her poem “Rambler” appears in Rattle #57. 

Lee Rossi’s most recent book is Wheelchair Samurai. New poems appear in Southwest Review, Spillway, and Clackamas Review. He is a member of the Northern California Book Reviewers and a contributing editor at Poetry Flash. His next book, Darwin’s Garden, will appear in 2018 from Big Yes Press. His poem “Microcosmology” appears in Rattle #57.