Rattlecast

A Livestreaming Poetry Reading and Podcast

 
We’re bringing the magic of the Rattle Reading Series into your pockets with the weekly Rattlecast. Part interview and part reading, with a prompt-based open mic, it’s a casual way to hangout with Rattle editor Timothy Green and all of our friends in poetry around the world. The Rattlecast livestreams every Tuesday night at 9pm ET / 6pm PT. Please go to our YouTube channel and click “Subscribe.” Each show is also simulcast to Facebook Live. An audio-only version is available on Soundcloud and various podcasting apps—search for “Rattlecast” on yours.

Each Rattlecast episode also features a writing prompt at the end of the show, and a short open mic for poems written for the last week’s prompt. If you’d like to participate, just send your poem to openmic [at] rattle [dot] com, and he’ll read and share a few on the air. If you’d like to read it yourself, you can call in at the end of of the show over Skype or by phone. Remember that these poems will be broadcast and archived in audio and video form. We don’t believe this should count as “publication” for literary purposes, but other magazines might.

Latest Episode


 
Rattlecast #52 features longtime friend of Rattle and issue #12 interviewee James Ragan, and his new book, The Chanter’s Reed.

Next Week’s Prompt: Write a poem for which the title is a line from your favorite song.

Upcoming Schedule

(9pm ET / 6pm PT unless otherwise noted)

August 11 – Rhina P. Espaillat – And After All
August 25 – Amit Majmudar – What He Did in Solitary
September 1 – Jennifer Perrine – What He Did in Solitary
September 22 – Taylor Mali – The Whetting Stone

Archive

Ep. Guest Audio/Video
#52 James Ragan YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#51 Courtney Kampa YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#50 David Romtvedt YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#49 Tom C. Hunley YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#48 Kari Gunter-Seymour YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#47 Ron Koertge YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#46 Erik Campbell YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#45 Marc Alan Di Martino YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#44 Dorianne Laux YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#43 John Philip Johnson YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#42 Meg Eden YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#41 Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#40 Danusha Laméris YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#39 William Trowbridge YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#38 George Bilgere YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#37 Charles Harper Webb YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#36 Katherine Barrett Swett YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#35 Wendy Barker YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#34 Jimmy Pappas YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#33 Ellen Bass YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#32 Lola Haskins YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#31 Rachel Custer YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#30 Kelly Grace Thomas YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#29 Susan Browne YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#28 Christina Olson YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#27 Michael T. Young YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#26 Kathleen Balma YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#25 Chaun Ballard YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#24 Clint Margrave YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#23 Barbara Crooker YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#22 Peter E. Murphy YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#21 Tony Gloeggler YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#20 Naomi Shihab Nye YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#19 Bob Hicok YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#18 Nickole Brown YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#17 Wally Swist YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#16 Lynne Knight YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#15 Francesca Bell YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#14 Janet Fitch YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#13 Aaron Poochigian YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#12 Bro. Yao (Hoke S. Glover III) YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#11 Jamey Hecht YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#10 Al Ortolani YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#9 Alexandra Umlas YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#8 Kat Lehmann YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#7 Kim Dower YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#6 Richard Gilbert YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#5 Pavana Reddy YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#4 Elizabeth S. Wolf YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#3 David Berman Tribute YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#2 Lynne Thompson YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3
#1 Benjamin Aleshire YouTube | SoundCloud | iTunes | mp3