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.

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: Aug 17th, 2015

Date: Jul 30th, 2015

Renowned Red Hen poet Percival Everett was recently named one of three Guggenheim Fellows for 2015!

Date: Jul 24th, 2015

Louise Wareham Leonard's, 52 Men, is an intense “micro-novel” that captures the emotional and physical possibilities of encounters between 52 men and one woman in the Manhattan of the late twentieth century.

Date: Jun 19th, 2015

Tar River Poetry gave a wonderful review of William Trowbridge's Put This On, Please for their spring issue. He is praised for his skill of making poetry seem effortless and enjoyable for his readers:

Date: Jun 8th, 2015

Gary Dop's first poetry collection, Father, Child, Water, has only been out for two months and is already breaking ground in the literary world. In a feat virtually unheard of for poetry, the title has nearly sold out of its first printing of 1,000 copies since its release in April. As a celebration of this success, Red Hen is issuing a reprint of 2,000 more copies, expected in stock later this month.

Date: Jun 1st, 2015

Red Hen author, Gary Dop, shares with Midwest Gothic about his thoughts on his writing process, his new book book of poems (Father, Child, Water) and his connection to the Midwest.

Date: May 20th, 2015

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.

Date: May 11th, 2015

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.

Date: Apr 28th, 2015

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!

Date: Apr 7th, 2015

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!

Date: Mar 30th, 2015

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."

Date: Mar 20th, 2015

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.

Date: Mar 20th, 2015

Uprising Radio invited Red Hen author Amy Uyematsu to discuss and read from her latest work, The Yellow Door.

Date: Mar 11th, 2015

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.

Date: Mar 10th, 2015

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!

Date: Feb 23rd, 2015

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.

Date: Feb 2nd, 2015

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.

Date: Feb 2nd, 2015

Publishers Weekly selected Ellen Meeropol's On Hurricane Island as a notable book to watch for during the American Booksellers Association Winter Institute 2015.

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!

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.