New at Rattle
February 13, 2013
Congratulations to Eugenia Leigh, winner of the 2013 Neil Postman Award for Metaphor for her poem “Destination: Beautiful.” The annual award of $500 is given to the poem that exhibits the best use of metaphor among all of the submissions Rattle received over the previous year. For more information, see the Postman Award page.
December 15, 2012
Issue #38, and hopefully all subsequent issues, will now be available in the ebook format. You can purchase individual copies for the Nook and other ePub readers at BarnesandNoble.com and for the Kindle at Amazon.com. We’re also providing free ebook version for all print subscribers. To download your files, foll
November 27, 2012
Rattle is happy to announce the following Pushcart Prize Nominees for 2012:
Erik Campbell, “Great Caesar’s Ghost,” #37
Joanne Koong, “Clockwork Conjectures,” #38
Ken Meisel, “Woman Releasing a Tonguelss…” #37
Rebecca Schumejda, “How to Classify a Reptile,” #37
Heidi Shuler, “Trials of a Teenage Transvestite’s…” #38
David Wagoner, “The Plumber’s Nightmare,” #37
We have three editors, so we each just chose our favorite two poems from 2012. Nominees are sent to Pushcart Press, who then chooses winners to reprint in their annual anthology. For more information on the Pushcart Prize, visit them here.
November 1, 2012
Rattle is excited to officially announced that we’ll begin quarterly publication in 2013. New, slimmer issues will appear every March, June, September, and December. Spring and Fall issues will be entirely dedicated to a theme, Summer and Winter will be open to anything. Our subscription prices will only be going up very slightly, to cover some of the extra postage, but subscribe or renew by the end of 2012 to receive quarterly issues at the biannual rates! To order, go here.
September 15, 2012
Congratulations to Heidi Shuler, winner of the 2012 Rattle Poetry Prize, for her poem “The Trials of a Teenage Transvestite’s Single Mother.” Her poem earned her $5,000 and will be published in issue #38 of Rattle in December 2012. Ten Finalists each received $100 and publication, as well as a chance to win the $1,000 Readers’ Choice Award, to be selected by subscriber vote. For more information on the winners, click here.
June 1, 2012
Rattle is happy to introduce a new reading series at the Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeeshop in La-Canada, CA. Join us at 5 p.m. on the first Sunday of every month for a selection of readers from the current issue. For more information, and a schedule of readers, check the Reading Series page.