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.

Reviews




"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."

Katie Rensch reviews Andrea Scarpino's book of poetry Once, Then in New Pages, and commends its tender language.

Recently, Poetry Northwest published a review of Kelly Davio's Burn This House, and they had great things to say about Kelly's use of sound and rhythm.

Coldfront Magazine recently revealed their top 40 poetry books of 2014, and we are thrilled that Douglas Kearney's excellent collection, Patter, is on the list! Here's what Coldfront's Diana Arterian had to say about Patter:

Jason Hess writes for New Pages, applauding If Not For This for its poignancy.

Shanan Ballam, writing for New Letters Magazine, gives high praise to William Trowbridge's Put This On Please.

Recently, Andrew E. Colarusso, writing for Broome Street Review, wrote a review of Adrianne Kalfopoulou's RUIN, and had nothing but good things to say.

Recently, Rory Waterman, writing for The Times Literary Supplement reviewed David Mason's newest Poetry collection, Sea Salt, Poems of a Decade: 2004-2014, and had great things to say about the book's brevity:

In it's Winter 2015 issue, Foreword Reviews recently ran a review of Adrianne Kalfopoulou's new book Ruin: Essays in Exilic Living and they are big fans. Here's what Sara Budzik has to say about Ruin:

Rebekah Kirkman of City Paper praised Elissa Washuta's My Body is a Book of Rules.

Barbara Hoffert of Library Journal places America Hart's into the silence on the Top Indie Fiction: 15 Key Titles Beyond the Best Sellers List for Fall 2014.

Erin H. Turner of Big Sky Journal reviewed Pete Fromm's novel, If Not for This, and had this to say about it:

Samantha Claire Updegrave, writer for The Rumpus, recently gave a stellar review of Elissa Washuta's memoir, My Body Is a Book of Rules.

Recently, Stephanie Glazier, writing for Lambda Literary, reviewed Amy Schutzer's new novel Spheres of Disturbance, singing its praises:

Barbara Lloyd McMichael of The Seattle Times recently reviewed Elissa Washuta's memoir, My Body Is a Book of Rules.

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:

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.