Los Angeles Independent Publishing

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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.

letras_latinasLetras Latinas, the literary initiative of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, in partnership with Red Hen Press in Pasadena, CA, is pleased to support the publication of a second or third full-length book of poems by a Latino or Latina poet. The winning poet will receive $1000 and a contract from Red Hen Press. Upon publication of the winning book, Letras Latinas will make every effort to secure invitations to read in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C.

The Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize is awarded every other year. There is no entry fee.

To learn more about Letras Latinas and to review eligibility and submission guidelines, click here or here.