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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.

Announcing the Winners of the 2013 Red Hen Press Award Series

Red Hen Press is pleased to announce the winners of its 2014 awards series. The Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award, the RHP Short Story Award, and the RHP Poetry Award are given each year for, respectively, an unpublished original poetry collection, short story, and individual poem. Red Hen Press also publishes the winner of the To the Lighthouse Poetry Publication Prize, awarded by the A Room of Her Own Foundation to a female author of an unpublished original poetry collection, as well as the Wild Light Poetry Contest for an original poem. All winners receive publication and an honorarium.

 

Winner of the 2014 Benjamin Saltman Award

Primary Source by Jason Schneiderman

There were over 500 entries for the Benjamin Saltman Award.

Publication is set for Spring 2016.

 

Winners of the 2014 Red Hen Press Short Story Award

“The Mercy of Others” by Kent Nelson

“The Mercy of Others” was selected from over 300 entries, and will be published in a future of The Los Angeles Review.

 

Winner of the 2014 Red Hen Press Poetry Award

“In the Bathroom Mirror this Morning” by Jeff Walt

“In the Bathroom Mirror this Morning” was selected from over 650 entries, and will be published in a future issue of The Los Angeles Review.

 

Winner of the 2014 The Los Angeles Review’s Wild Light Poetry Contest

“kaddish” by Sam Sax

“kaddish” was selected from over 200 entries and will be published in a future issue of The Los Angeles Review.