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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.

Red Hen Press Awards

 

 

Red Hen Press would like to thank all who submitted work for the awards and congratulate the following winners!

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award 2015 winner: Gabriel Jesiolowski’s  “As Burning Leaves”

Red Hen Press Fiction Award 2015 winner: Siel Ju’s Cake Time

Red Hen Press Nonfiction Award 2015 winner: Chelsey Clammer’s Circadian

Red Hen Press Short Story Award 2015 winner: Ashley Shelby’s “Pearl”

Red Hen Press Poetry Award 2015 winner: Dante Di Stefano’s “Dreaming of Hokusai at Sloan-Kettering”

The Los Angeles Review‘s Wild Light Poetry Contest 2015 winner: Beth Filson’s “Quiet the Dogs”

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Winner of the 2013 Benjamin Saltman Award

 

Red Hen Press is proud to confer three annual literary awards: the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award for $3,000, a four-week PLAYA Residency, and the publication of a full manuscript; the Red Hen Press Fiction Award; and the Red Hen Press Nonfiction Award, each for $1000 and publication by Red Hen.

For more information on each award, including how to enter, please check out the links below. Good luck!

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

Red Hen Press Fiction Award

Red Hen Press Nonfiction Award

 

Additionally, Red Hen Press is pleased to announce four new bi-annual awards from the Los Angeles Review! The new contests are: the Short Fiction Award, with inaugural judge Tom Janikowski; the Flash Fiction Award, with inaugural judge Ron Koertge; the Creative Nonfiction Award, with inaugural judge Seema Reza; and the Poetry Award, with inaugural judge Brynn Saito. A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Los Angeles Review will be given to four authors each issue for exceptional writing in each genre.

For more information on each award, including how to enter, please check them out here.