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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.

News




Date: Apr 11th, 2014
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Carolyn Kellogg at the Los Angeles Times just posted an interview with Kate, on running an indie press and her festival favorites.

Date: Apr 7th, 2014
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Amy Schutzer gave an interview to Shelf Unbound and talked about her creative writing process and influences for her new book, Spheres of Disturbance.

Date: Apr 3rd, 2014
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Brynn Saito's The Palace of Contemplating Departure has been nominated for the Northern California Book Award in Poetry as one of the best works by a Nor Cal author.

Date: Apr 3rd, 2014
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Andrew Lam's debut novel Birds of Paradise Lost is a finalist in the 83rd Annual California Book Awards.

Date: Apr 2nd, 2014
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Artsmith announced Peggy Shumaker as their Artist of the Year! This honor is given to an artist who "exemplifies mastery in her or his field and generosity to others."

Date: Apr 2nd, 2014
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Veronica Reyes sat down with El Paseo Times and gave some insight into her artisitc process and her new book of poetry.

Date: Apr 2nd, 2014
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Ms. Magazine is celebrating National Poetry Month by announcing and presenting five different feminist unpublished poems. The first is Veronica Reyes's "The Hawk."

Date: Mar 31st, 2014
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Red Hen author, Verónica Reyes, is featured in The Advocate for her recent Lambda Award nomination.

Date: Mar 5th, 2014
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Washington Independent Review of Books celebrates Red Hen's 20th anniversary with a feature:

Date: Feb 25th, 2014

Read Veronica's in-depth interview at Primera Taza here!

Date: Feb 20th, 2014
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Kelly Davio's latest poetry book, Burn This House, has been named a 2013 Julie Suk Award Finalist for Best Poetry Book.

Date: Jan 27th, 2014
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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.

Date: Jan 13th, 2014
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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."

Date: Jan 8th, 2014
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Journalist Jenny Chen for Asian Fortune News sat down with Red Hen author Andrew Lam to discuss his short story collection Birds of Paradise.

Date: Jan 8th, 2014
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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.

Date: Jan 8th, 2014
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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.

Date: Jan 8th, 2014
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Chicano author and journalist, Daniel Olivas, heaped praise upon Verónica Reyes' poetry collection Chopper! Chopper! on Twitter, proclaiming it to be "powerful, heartbreaking, hopeful."

Date: Jan 8th, 2014
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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.

Date: Dec 9th, 2013
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Split This Rock named Tess Taylor's The Forage House and Dan Vera's Speaking Wiri Wiri under their annual poetry book recommendation list for 2013.

Date: Nov 22nd, 2013
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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.

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.