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Red Hen Press, a Los Angeles independent publisher founded by Kate Gale, offers poetry readings, poetry contests, book awards, and more.


Latest News...

Douglas Kearney is a California Book Award Finalist!

Date: Apr 28th, 2015

Yesterday, The Commonwealth Club announcesd the finalists of this year's California Book Awards, and we are delighted that Douglas Kearney's poetry collection, Patter, is a finalist for the poetry award!

The awards ceremony will be held on June 1st. For a full list of the other finalists for all awards, click here.

Good luck Douglas! We're keeping our fingers crossed!

Latest Blog Post...

L.A River Poetry Reading Kid Crafts

Join us for an afternoon of poetry and crafts! Kids can enjoy a refreshing drink of water, and afterwards learn how to turn their water bottles into musical instruments, hanging gardens and bracelets. A day to experience art in many forms!

LA River Poetry