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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.

Reviews




In a recent review, Chris Burlingame, writing for The SunBreak heaped praise upon Elissa Washuta's "unforgettable" book, My Body Is a Book of Rules.

Writing for The Stranger, Paul Constant praised Elissa Washuta's use of "powerful prose" in her new book My Body Is a Book of Rules.

In a recent review of Pete Fromm's new novel, If Not For This, Linnie Greene, writing for Shelf Awareness, praised the novel's emotional impact.

Over the weekend, Amy Elisabeth Hansen of Passages North Literary Journal reviewed Andrea Scarpino's Once, Then, calling it "a monument to people and times past." Hansen writes, “These poems work like gifts, maybe less about the yous, hes and shes than they are for them. Scarpino places the subject in front of the poem, rather than containing him within it, which is how Once, Then can wrap itself around so much loss.”

Sean Arthur Joyce, on the blog Chameleonfire1, has very high praise for Gary Geddes' What Does A House Want?.

In a recent review on Monkeybicycle, Stefanie Wortman praised Douglas Kearney's unusual and exciting use of poetic form.

In a recent review of Gay Geddes' newest collection of poetry, M.A.C. Farrant, writing for The Vancouver Sun, lauds the poems' beauty and strength.

John Van Kirk's novel, Song for Chance—— a 2013 Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Awards finalist—— was recently featured in the "Books for Readers" newsletter at Meredith Sue Willis.com.

Over the weekend, Jessica Piazza received a great review from The Rumpus.

Poet Veronica Reyes' collection, Chopper! Copper! was recently featured on Advocate.com's list of "10 Great LGBT Summer Reads." Check out the full list and Veronica's feature here!

Mike Sonksen, writing for KCET, heaps high praise upon Douglas Kearney and his newest book, Patter.

Jason Barry of the Coal Hill Review applauds David Mason's great success in his poetry collection, Sea Salt, Poems of a Decade: 2004-2014

Nicelle Davis' latest poetry collection, Becoming Judas, was reviewed by Emily May Anderson of NewPages, who raved about the spirit and form of the poems.

Karen Gettert Shoemaker's debut novel, The Meaning of Names, gets positive remarks from the Historical Novel Society.

The Historical Novel Society reviewed Dennis Must's new novel, The World's Smallest Bible, calling it a "challenging, thought-provoking, and worthwhile book."

Verónica Reyes' latest collection, Chopper! Chopper! gets praised by Paloma Martinez-Cruz of Mujeres Talk for its rich depictions of culture and atmosphere.

The Rumpus gives high acclaim to Douglas Kearney's new poetry collection, Patter. The review applauds Kearney's vibrancy in his style, voice, and passion.

Ron Koertge's The Ogre's Wife successfully draws from well-known fairly tales to create a humorously witty new book, according to American Microreviews.

The Philadelphia Review of Books gave glowing praises to Ernest Hilbert's poetry collection, All of You on the Good Earth. The review, written by Susan Scutti, celebrates the rhytmic essence of Hilbert's sonnets.

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.