Los Angeles Independent Publishing

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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.

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.


Date: Jan 28th, 2015

The Latina Book Club recently announced its 2nd Annual Books of the Year List. All books chosen were either written by Latino authors, or contain noteworthy Latino characters.

Date: Jan 23rd, 2015

Did you happen to miss out on our fantastic 20th Anniversary Champagne Luncheon last November? Never fear! Our friends at Poetry LA were kind enough to record some of the spectacular readings given by our featured guests, which you can watch right now!

Date: Jan 16th, 2015

We are delighted that Red Hen's readings at the Annenberg Community Beach House were ranked as the most-liked poetry reading of 2014 on eaminer.com!

Date: Jan 12th, 2015

Recently, Literary Arts announced the finalists for the Oregon Book Awards, and we are delighted that Amy Schutzer's new novel Spheres of Disturbance is among the finalists for the Ken Kesey Award for Fiction!

Date: Jan 7th, 2015

The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association recently announced the winners of the 2015 Pacific Northwest Book Awards, and we are thrilled to announce that, for the fifth time, Pete Fromm is one of those winners! Pete won for his incredible new novel, If Not For This, a story of indomitable love set along the wild rivers of the American West. If Not For This is now available in your local bookstore.

Date: Dec 2nd, 2014

Adrian Jawort of Indian Country Today recently interviewed Elissa Washuta about her debut memoir, My Body is a Book of Rules.

Date: Nov 19th, 2014

In a recent article, Sara Newman, Deputy Editor for Neon Tommy, recounts her wonderful experience at Red Hen's 20th Anniversary Champagne Luncheon this past Sunday. She believes that this event is an example of how Los Angeles is securing its place in the literary world:

Date: Nov 11th, 2014

Author Amy Uyematsu wrote a post for Huffington Post about growing up in a time where there weren't many other Asian-American poets, and how that has had a large impact on her life:

Date: Nov 7th, 2014

Red Hen Press recently acquired the rights and catalog of Pighog, an award-winning publisher from the United Kingdom. Founded in 2002 by John Davies, Pighog has since published over 50 books and anthologies of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction from regional, national and international voices.

Date: Nov 3rd, 2014

Author Ron Koertge wrote a post for Huffington Post about why he loves to write flash fiction:

Date: Nov 3rd, 2014

Audrey Quinn from New Pages gave a wonderful review of Ron Carlson's book, The Blue Box. She praises the author for his skill of making flash fiction seem effortless and enjoyable for his readers:

Date: Oct 29th, 2014

Geosi Gyasi spoke with author William Trowbridge about his latest book, Put This On, Please, poetry's place in the modern world, and his writing process:

Date: Oct 23rd, 2014

Carla Sameh and Christina Babock sit down with Elissa Washuta to discuss My Body is a Book of Rules, which they call "transformative":

Date: Oct 17th, 2014

Recently, Poets & Writers published an article featuring eleven small-press authors and their publishers, and we were featured! The article includes insight from Kate Gale, our Managing Editor, and Pete Fromm, one of our authors whose book, If Not For This, is now available, on what led Pete to Red Hen and why we do what we do.

Date: Oct 17th, 2014

Recently, Kate Gale sat down with NHPR's Word of Mouth segment to share her story of growing up on High View Church Farm, a group she considered "cult-like." This is an interview you don't want to miss. Listen to the full thing here.

Date: Oct 9th, 2014

Pete Fromm and Cherie Newman discussed Pete's latest novel, If Not For This, on MTPR this week.

Date: Oct 6th, 2014

Anne Rasmussen from Late Night Library interviewed author Ron Koertge about his latest flash fiction, Sex World.

Date: Sep 3rd, 2014

Recently, The Omaha Public Library chose Karen Gettert Shoemaker's new novel, The Meaning of Names, as its 2014 Omaha Reads Selection. To complement this, the library interviewed Karen on everything from the beauty of Nebraska to her love of libraries. Here's what Karen had to say about her home state:

Date: Aug 27th, 2014

PEN Center USA recently announced the winners and finalists for their 2014 Literary Awards, and we are delighted that B.H. James' novel Parnucklian for Chocolate was selected as a finalist in the fiction category!

Date: Aug 11th, 2014

Omaha Public Library recently announced that Karen Gettert Shoemaker's new novel The Meaning of Names is the 2014 Omaha Reads Selection!

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.