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Rattle Poetry Series

  • Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse 1010 Foothill Boulevard La Cañada Flintridge (map)


Rattle Poetry series is presented the second Sunday of every month (except December, and this year only, except April) at 5 PM.

Every second Sunday of the month, the Rattle Reading Series gathers a selection of performers from around the country for a series of poetry readings to celebrate recent issues of the magazine. Hosted by the editor, Timothy Green, the event also features an open mic, so bring a few poems and sign up to read!

Jefferson Carter has poems in such journals as Carolina Quarterly, Barrow Street, Cream City Review, and New Poets of the American West. Chax Press published his 9th collection, Get Serious: New and Selected Poems, which was chosen as a Southwest Best Book of 2013 by the Tucson/Pima County Public Library. Diphtheria Festival is now available from Main Street Rag. He lives in Tucson where he volunteers with Sky Island Alliance, a regionally-based environmental organization. Two of his poems appear in Rattle #62.

Florence Weinberger was born in New York City, raised in the Bronx, educated at Hunter College, CSU-Northridge and UCLA is the author of four published collections of poetry: The Invisible Telling Its Shape, Breathing Like a Jew, Carnal Fragrance, and Sacred Graffiti. Her poem “Nascent January, 2018, After Rain” appears in Rattle #62.