June 6, 2016

Julie Marie Wade I WOULD RATHER BE GAY THAN STRAIGHT ANY DAY (& OTHER THINGS I THINK BUT NEVER SAY) after Aaron Smith What I hate most is the I’m-sorry face when I tell some well-meaning, left-leaning acquaintance that I’m … Continue reading

June 5, 2016

Akua Lezli Hope ENDANGERED for Harambe if it were my thing my stupid lump of boy flesh rushing heedless, endangered to thrill             to explore what was not his never his       always … Continue reading

June 1, 2016

Kelly Grace Thomas AND THE WOMEN SAID And the women said watch as men call us lottery tickets watch as they cash register us into gamble into played out combinations of sweaty bills and pocket want watch as they lick … Continue reading

May 30, 2016

Katherine Barrett Swett DUST Constance Woolson died in Venice January 24; an apparent suicide, she was not 54. Henry James said half one’s feeling for her was anxiety. He wrote it repeatedly in letters that scholars find revealing of James’s … Continue reading

May 24, 2016

Angelenos Conversation with Brendan Constantine   Rattle #52 features a tribute to 21 Los Angeles poets, and a lively conversation with one of L.A.’s most vibrant voices in Brendan Constantine. Los Angeles is our home city, but we’re an international magazine and … Continue reading