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Washington Independent Review of Books celebrates Red Hen's 20th anniversary with a feature:
Read Veronica's in-depth interview at Primera Taza here!
Kelly Davio's latest poetry book, Burn This House, has been named a 2013 Julie Suk Award Finalist for Best Poetry Book.
Poet Eva Saulitis, who hails from Homer, Alaska, received the Governor's Award for the Humanities at a ceremony on January 30 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. She was honored along with fellow Homer artist, Ronald Senungetuk.
Kim Dower's poem "Bottled Water," from her book Slice of Moon, was featured on American Life in Poetry. The site is a project for newspapers helmed by Ted Kooser, Poet Laureate of the United States 2004-2006. Kooser says that Dower's poem is about "what we go through to quench our thirst today."
Journalist Jenny Chen for Asian Fortune News sat down with Red Hen author Andrew Lam to discuss his short story collection Birds of Paradise.
In an interview with The Poetry Foundation's Stacey Lynn Brown, Tess Taylor discusses her collection of poetry, The Forage House, and her connection to her famous ancestor, Thomas Jefferson.
Poetic imagery does not manifest itself merely in words. What about the visuals created when a poem is on the page? The editors at the Poetry Foundation refer to this as the "fine art of poetry" and use Douglas Kearney's poetry collection Patter as a prime example.
Chicano author and journalist, Daniel Olivas, heaped praise upon Verónica Reyes' poetry collection Chopper! Chopper! on Twitter, proclaiming it to be "powerful, heartbreaking, hopeful."
At first glance, Douglas Kearney's poems in his collection, Patter, consist of words clustered in impossible ways on the page, leaving the reader to wonder how they are read. Now, Kearney himself as provided recordings of his poems at The Poetry Foundation that prove to be as startling sonically as they are visually.
This month we hosted our annual anniversary luncheon celebrating 19 years of success. "Its (Red Hen's) success shows there is still an unquenchable thirst for exceptional literature in Pasadena and beyond." We celebrated with readings from authors Charles Yu, C.D. Wright, and Alice Sebold as well as two young elementary school students from our Writing in the Schools program.
The December 2013 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine calls the poems in Slice of Moon, "unexpected and sublime."
Mariano Zaro chats with William Archila for the sixth installment of the interview series from Poetry.LA. William Archila has not yet been published by Red Hen, but his second book of poetry won the Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize and is forthcoming from Red Hen.
This week, Metro Connection's Jonathan Wilson sits down with the poet Dan Vera, whose latest collection, Speaking Wiri Wiri, just took home the Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize. The Texas-raised poet is a first generation Cuban-American, and grew up in a heavily Mexican-American community, but he's spent the past 12 years in D.C., and turned his own efforts to get to know the literary history of the city into a website D.C. Writers' Homes, a joint venture with poet Kim Roberts. Jonathan met Vera at the Wydown Coffee Bar on U Street to discuss his latest work, and whether he's comfortable calling himself a D.C. writer. Following are highlights of their conversation.
Kim Dower talks with AM Northwest about "parenting your parents," one of the themes of Slice of Moon.
Helen Verongos from The New York Times chats with Tess Taylor about the many difficult themes of the poetry in her new book The Forage House.