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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.

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Date: Mar 14th, 2017

Red Hen Press is thrilled to announce the acceptance of a new novel: Thuy Da Lam’s gripping debut, Fire Summer, a book reminiscent of works by Viet Thanh Nguyen, Haruki Murakami, and George Saunders.

Date: Feb 6th, 2017
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Red Hen is really looking forward to AWP 2017. Celebrating the conference's 50th Anniversary, this year’s extravaganza is sure to be special. Join us in Washington, DC from February 8th to 11th for heaps of literary fun!

Date: Jan 24th, 2017
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CAKE TIME [STARRED REVIEW!]

Date: Jan 4th, 2017
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Pasadena, CA - National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA's first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $15,000 to Red Hen Press to support the publication and promotion of one book of poetry and one book of fiction. The Art Works category focuses on the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and the strengthening of communities through the arts.

Date: Nov 15th, 2016
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52 Men by Louise Wareham Leonard was published August 15th, 2015. We love this book at Red Hen, we love women with power in their fingertips. We are thrilled to announce the launch of 52 Men, The Podcast. This is a platform for women to talk about the men who have had an impact on their lives, from father figures to one-night stands.

Date: Nov 2nd, 2016
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With featured readings by acclaimed poets Jill Bialosky, Rita Dove, and Alan Lightman, inspiring performances by two of our very own Writing in the Schools students, and a wealth of literary love, this year's 22nd Annual Benefit Champagne Luncheon was a smash hit!

Date: Oct 16th, 2016

Date: Jul 29th, 2016
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We are pleased to announce that effective August 27, 2016, Red Hen Press will begin US and Canadian distribution through Ingram Publisher Services (IPS).

Date: Jan 21st, 2016
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Red Hen Press is pleased to announce the winners of its 2015 awards series. Winners of the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award, the RHP Fiction Award, and the RHP Nonfiction Award will receive book deals with Red Hen Press. Winners of the Red Hen Press Short Story Award, Poetry Award, and the LAR Wild Light Poetry Contest will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Los Angeles Review. All prizes include an honorarium.

Date: Jan 19th, 2016
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We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Eva Saulitis. Eva was an extremely gifted writer and poet, whose impact at the press was nothing short of remarkable.

Date: Dec 11th, 2015
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Our author Michael Mirolla discusses his latest book of short stories, Lessons in Relationship Dyads with TVCOGECO'S Halton Insider.

Date: Dec 4th, 2015
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Michael Mirolla joins Hugh Reilly and Sandra Kyrzakos on December 3, 2015 to discuss his new book Lessons in Relationship Dyads.

Date: Dec 4th, 2015

Awp cast a spotlight on Red Hen Press this week! Keep your eyes peeled for us at the AWP Bookfair next year! We'll be at booths 909, 911 and 913.

Date: Dec 2nd, 2015
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Alicia Partnoy, author of Volando bajito, talks with Poetry.LA's Mariano Zaro in the latest installment of their "Conversations with the poets of Los Angeles" series.

Date: Nov 24th, 2015

Congratulations to Andrea Scarpino whose poetry collection Once, Then was chosen as Finlandia University's Campus Read this spring! The Campus Read series features a semester of readings and events that thematically relate to Scarpino's work.

Date: Nov 16th, 2015
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Karen Shoemaker's The Meaning of Names is the official selection for the 2016 One Book One Nebraska program!

Date: Nov 16th, 2015
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America Hart's into the silence: the fishing story (Red Hen Press, 2014) was chosen as a finalist in the Cross-Genre Fiction category for USA Best Book Awards!

Date: Nov 10th, 2015
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Image Journal names Katherine Coles as their Artist of the Month! Find her online feature and read her poems "Annuniciation" and "Bewilder" here.

Date: Nov 6th, 2015
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Amy Uyematsu's deft blending of the personal, political, and spiritual has given the Asian-American experience one of its most consistently eloquent voices and earned her poetry a national reputation.

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.