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Elissa Washuta’s Starvation Mode: A Memoir of Food, Consumption, and Control, will be available on June 16. Washuta recounts her struggle for culinary control, and presents the guidelines she followed as she attempted to shape her body and mind through the food she consumed.
Red Hen author Ellen Meeropol wrote an essay for Cleaver Magazine, in which she discusses of writing varied perspectives and crossing boundaries in fiction in her novel, On Hurricane Island.
Yesterday, The Commonwealth Club announced the finalists of this year's California Book Awards, and we are delighted that Douglas Kearney's poetry collection, Patter, is a finalist for the poetry award!
Recently, Linda K. Sienkiewicz made a blog post in which she talked with Red Hen author Ellen Meeropol about Ellen's new novel, On Hurricane Island. The two discussed Ellen's writing process, research, and the effect the book has had on Ellens daily life. It's a fascinating read!
KC Studio interviews William Trowbridge and calls his work "highly relatable, with a sly humor and topics that range from the indignities of hospital stays to the realities and fantasies that come with advancing age."
Recently, The Kansas City Star put out their list of 100 staff favorites from 2014 and Red Hen author William Trowbridge's Put This On, Please made the cut! The collection is one of 9 poetry selections on the list.
Uprising Radio invited Red Hen author Amy Uyematsu to discuss and read from her latest work, The Yellow Door.
Recently, Mexican poetry journal Periodico de Poesia conducted an interview with Red Hen author Cynthia Hogue in which they discussed, among other things, the importance of poetry's cultural work in the world.
Recently, Lambda Literary announced the finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards, and we are delighted that Susanna Mishler's fantastic poetry collection Termination Dust is among the finalists!
William Archila speaks with author Mariano Zaro about his early influences and how growing up as an immigrant in the United States has made an impact on his writing.
Allison Hill likens the Los Angeles publishing scene to a "scintillating, intimate dinner party," with ten of her favorite publishers as the dinner guests in the Los Angeles Daily News.
Publishers Weekly selected Ellen Meeropol's On Hurricane Island as a notable book to watch for during the American Booksellers Association Winter Institute 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.
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!
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 examiner.com!
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!
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.
Adrian Jawort of Indian Country Today recently interviewed Elissa Washuta about her debut memoir, My Body is a Book of Rules.
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:
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: