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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.

RHP at the Ruskin Art Club



Red Hen Press lets you rub elbows with readings at the venerable Ruskin Art Club. The Ruskin Art Club, founded in 1888, is Los Angeles’ oldest cultural association. Its 1922 clubhouse was declared a Los Angeles Historical Monument in 1997. Past readers include Ron Carlson, recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction and a National Society of Arts and Letters Literature Award, Cecilia Woloch, recipient of a 2011 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Eloise Klein Healy, first Poet Laureate of Los Angeles, and Charles Harper Webb, who has been awarded the 1999 Felix Pollak Prize, S.F. Morse Poetry Prize, and Kate Tufts Discovery Award.

The Ruskin Art Club
800 S Plymouth Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

General admission $10
Students and seniors $5


Upcoming Events

May 17, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

Featuring readings by students and authors from Red Hen’s Writing in the Schools outreach program.


For more information regarding this event, please email publicity@redhen.org