The Rattle Reading Series
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.
Sunday, November 13th, 5pm
Michelle Bitting & Clint Margrave
Michelle Bitting’s latest collection, The Couple Who Fell to Earth (C & R Press, 2016), received a starred and Best of 2016 medal from Kirkus Reviews. has work published or forthcoming in the American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Nimrod, Narrative, River Styx, Crab Orchard Review, Passages North, Linebreak, diode, Anti-, the L.A. Weekly and others. In 2007, Thomas Lux chose her full-length manuscript, Good Friday Kiss, as the winner of the DeNovo First Book Award and C & R Press published it in 2008. Her book Notes to the Beloved won the 2011 Sacramento Poetry Center Award. She holds an MFA in Poetry from Pacific University, Oregon, and is completing a PhD in Mythological Studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute. (website)
Clint Margrave is the author of The Early Death of Men, a collection of poems published by NYQ Books. His work has also appeared in New York Quarterly, Rattle, Cimarron Review, Verse Daily, Word Riot, and Ambit (UK), among others. In 2016, NYQ Books published his second full-length collection, Salute the Wreckage. He lives in Los Angeles, CA. (website)