Los Angeles Independent Publishing

Lesbian Books

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

Executive Board and Staff



Managing Editor
Kate Gale

Publisher/Executive Director
Mark E. Cull

Board of Directors
Ann Beman
Nancy Boutin
Lester Lennon
David Mainelli
Bianca Richards
Louise Ritchie
Andrew Seiple


Marketing Associate
Alisa Trager

Publicity Associate
Alan Franciose

Production Associate
Selena Trager

Editorial Assistant
Keaton Maddox

Development Associate
Tobi Harper

Outreach Coordinator 
Rebecca Baumann

Sonia Barman