Here's the status of Rattlesnake Press at this time:

Medusa's Kitchen

Our online diary continues to connect Inner NorCal poets with each other and with the world on a daily basis. We have more than 400 viewers per day from all over the U.S. and the rest of the world; this is an excellent way to get your poetry out there, and don't be afraid to send photos and artwork too! For submission guidelines (which are darned few), see


This is our only print publication at this time. Edited by frank andrick (with help from Rachel Leibrock), it's a quarterly chapbook-sized publication of poetry, art and photos, and each issue is premiered at Poetry Unplugged at Luna's Cafe, 1414 16th St., Sacramento. Deadlines are 1/15, 4/15, 7/15, 10/15: send 3 poems, photos, smallish art or prose pieces (500 words or less) to (attachments preferred, clearly marked for WTF). No simultaneous submissions, previously published work, bios or cover letters. And be forewarned: this publication is for adults only, so you must be over 18 years of age to submit. (More info at

The Ophidian

The beautiful Issue #1 (design by Richard Hansen) is available online by going to O2 continues to be in the works; we'll let you know.

See for a complete listing of all our other publications from the past, free and otherwise.

Carpe Viperidae—Seize the Snake!

(Wrangler-in-Chief KK says: The only thing that scares me more than snakes is poetry...)