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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 of If Not For This, BookNAround praises Pete Fromm's ability to capture life:

Waxwing Mag gives high praise to Elissa Washuta's My Body is a Book of Rules:

Tai Dietrich of Crossroads Literary Journal recently reviewed Elissa Washuta's debut memoir, and had this to say about it:

K.T. Billey gave a great review of Jessica Piazza's Interrobang. She commends Piazza's ability to bring the traditional sonnet form into the modern world, and said:

Brian McGackin, writing for Lit Reactor, recently reviewed Ron Koertge's new flash fiction collection, Sex World, and had nothing but praise for the book:

Barbara Lloyd McMichael of The Bellingham Herald had great things to say about Pete Fromm's latest novel. She praised the strong, heroic characters that he wrote, and had this to say about the book:

In its May/June 2014 issue, the American Book review had some great things to say about Andrea Scarpino's new poetry collection, Once, Then.

Bookczuk gave a great review of Ellen Meeropol's On Hurricane Island, which will be released next Spring. The reviewer applauds Ellen's ability to induce a reader's self-examination through the text:

Kendra Bartell has given a wonderful review on Jessica Piazza's Interrobang in Monologging. She mentions how Jessica is able to use traditional poetic form and still be accessible to a modern audience:

Nancy Powell from Shelf Awareness praises Ron Koertge's Sex World in a recent review:

Jo Deurbrouck, from the Missoula Independent, gives If Not For This a wonderful review. In the piece, she commends Fromm on his technique of showing the strength of his characters, as well as his ability to realisticly depict the lives of people with Multiple Sclerosis. Her succinct description of the book is as follows:

In a recent review from Monkeybicycle, Michelle Newby applauds Amy Schutzer's new novel and her ability to pull readers into the world she creates within the text:

Joy Horowitz, of the Los Angeles Review of Books, praises Lam's collection of short stories in its ability to elucidate the struggles of Vietnamese immigrants.

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.

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.