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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




Over the weekend, Rebecca Bornstein, writing for The Rumpus, published a review of Celeste Gainey's the GAFFER, and raved about the use of contrastig tones in the book:

Last month, Audrey Quinn, writing for NewPages, published a review of Elissa Washuta's brilliant memoir My Body is a Book of Rules, and loved Elissa's mixture ofnormal life with larger themes.

Recently, Sara Lippmann, writing for Sunday Salon, interviewed Red Hen author Chris Tarry about his new short story collection, How To Carry Bigfoot Home, his writing process, his music, and a few other subjects. Chris has great things to say as he shared his view on the place of humor in fiction:

Recently, Samir Atassi, writing for the River Teeth Journal, published a review of Elissa Washuta's memoir, My Body Is a Book of Rules, and had great things to say about her unique method of storytelling.

Recently, The Conversant published a conversation between Red Hen author Adrianne Kalfopoulou and Jane Satterfield. The two discuss everything from genre, to motherhood, to biculturalism.

Recently, Library Journal Express Review published a review of Jim Knipfel's new novel, Residue, and had great things to say about the book's tone and sense of humor.

Recently, Kevin Rippin, writing for Monkeybicycle, published a review on David Mason's poetry collection, Sea Salt, Poems of a Decade: 2004-2014, and had some great things to say:

The Spring Issue of The Georgia Review will feature a review by Jo McDougall of William Trowbridge's poetry collection, Put This On, Please. Here are some of the great things Jo had to say about the book:

Recently, Gary Dop, writing for the Green Mountains Review, reviewed William Trowbridge's poetry collection Put This On, Please, and had high praise for the book's balance of the serious and the comedic.

Recently, Kim Winternheimer, writing for Masters Review, published a review of Chris Tarry's new story collection How To Carry Bigfoot Home, and she sang Chris' praises.

Last month, Connie T. Braun, writing for Prism Magazine, published a review of Gary Geddes' poetry collection, What Does A House Want?: Selected Poems, and perfectly captured Gary's briliance.

Steve Pfarrer of Gazette Net explores questions On Hurricane Island brings to the table:

"Gainey’s first full-length poetry collection, the GAFFER, combines reflections on her lighting career with childhood memories and gender bending to illuminate the emergence of a female gaffer in the 1970s… Gainey cannot avoid light in her poems: Only a gaffer would notice the burning terminal lights, yet only a poet would think to write about them and then to feel that all of those rays are symbolic of some celestial place."

Recently, the Colorado Poets Center published the Winter 2015 issue of their publication, The Colorado Poet, featuring an interview with David Mason, Red Hen author of Ludlow and Sea Salt, Poems of a Decade: 2004-2014. Bob King sat down with David to discuss everything from his sources of inspiration to his use of pronouns. It's a must-read.

Last week, Ellen Meeropol posted an essay on Necessary Fiction detailing the fascinating process of the research she did while writing her new novel On Hurricane Island, from learning the history of a small town to experiencing what it is like to wield a gun. The essay is absolutely a must-read.

Recently, Joe Donahue of Northeast Public Radio interviewed Ellen Meeropol about her new novel, On Hurricane Island. Give it a listen here.

Last week, Tinky Weisblat, writing for The Recorder, wrote a review of Ellen Meeropol's On Hurricane Island, praising Ellen's ability to combine a critique of modern society with a great story. Here's what Tinky had to say:

Recently, Melissa Aadmo, writing for World Literature Today, published a review of Adrianne Kalfopoulou's Ruin: Essays in Exilic Living, praising the "sharp, lyrical" style of Adrianne's writing and singing her praises. Here's some of what she had to say:

Recently, Biljana D. Obradović, writing for World Literature today, reviewed Karen Shoemaker's novel, The Meaning of Names, and had great things to say about what the book can teach its readers.

"Greene has come through an extraordinary trial both at home and abroad advocating for Peter. She is clear-eyed about the fact that both of her Russian-born children face unusual challenges, and she's ready to accept and love them as they are, not as she dreamed they would be."

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.