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ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE ANNUAL
DEATH RATTLE WRITERS FEST 2019

As always, Death Rattle is striving to create programming that reflects and invites an inspiring and atmospheric outlet for local artists and marginalized communities fostering an accessible, diverse, and experimental literary scene in our community. In 2019, we are excited to be able to bring artists and writers into the Treasure Valley to be featured alongside our strong and diversely talented group of authors creating and performing here locally.

We here at Death Rattle have seen in our community how much you all have grown in your work and performances and creativity, and we want as an organization to grow with you. This year's programming will be structured as a year round, symbiotic series of education and celebration -- featuring spotlight readings with touring and local poets, authors, and comic book artists to work in tandem as a place to sow seeds, jump in, and hold up a robust creative community.

All of this culminates in the festival you know and love, taking place over two days in October 2018. Death Rattle’s ambitious plan for this year’s programming and publishing endeavours is for everything to work symbiotically with each other - workshops to support publication themes, the contests and the year-long reading series, and into the annual festival itself- much like the cycle of the ouroboros.  

READ OROBORO VOL.1

☻ SUBMISSIONS for OROBORO VOL. 2 are currently OPEN! ☻ 

Now accepting submissions for POETRY, PROSE, and COMICS! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT!

To attend our reading series, workshops, receive updates on submission periods, read exciting new content from the OROBORO journal and the Death Rattle Review, please explore our website and follow us on social media. We look forward to better serving readers and writers in our community this coming year.

Explore Death Rattle’s Mission, Staff, and Past Festivals here!

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