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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.

Red Hen Press Awards

 

 

Red Hen Press would like to thank all who submitted work for the awards and congratulate the following winners!

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award 2018 winner: Felicia Zamora’s Body of Render

Red Hen Press Fiction Award 2018 winner: Lara Ehrlich’s Animal Wife

Red Hen Press Nonfiction Award 2018 winner: Deborah Thompson’s Dog Relations: Essays on Living in a Trans-Species Family

Red Hen Press Women’s Prose Prize 2018 winner: Reema Rajbanshi’s Sugar, Smoke, Song

Quill Prose Award 2018 winner: Chelsea Catherine’s Summer of the Cicadas

Red Hen Press Novella Award 2018 winner: Tracy Daugherty’s Dusty Old Dust

Letras Latinas Poetry Prize 2018 winner: Carl Marcum’s A Camera Obscura

Winner of the 2018 Benjamin Saltman Award

 

Red Hen Press is proud to confer six annual literary awards: the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award for $3,000, a four-week PLAYA Residency, and the publication of a full manuscript; the Quill Prose Award, the Red Hen Press Fiction Award, the Red Hen Press Nonfiction Award, and the Red Hen Press Women’s Prose Prize, each for $1000 and publication; and introducing in 2018, the Red Hen Press Novella Award for $1000, and publication by Red Hen Press.

For more information on each award, including how to enter, please check out the links below. Good luck!

Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

Red Hen Press Fiction Award

Red Hen Press Nonfiction Award

Red Hen Press Novella Award

Women’s Prose Prize

Quill Prose Award

Additionally, Red Hen Press is pleased to announce four annual awards from the Los Angeles Review! The new contests are: the Short Fiction Award, judged by tammy lynne stoner; the Flash Fiction Award, judged by Brittany Ackerman; the Creative Nonfiction Award, judged by Adrianne Kalfopoulou; and the Poetry Award, judged by Matty Layne Glasgow. A prize of $1,000 and publication in the Los Angeles Review will be given to four authors each season for exceptional writing in each genre.

For more information on each award, including how to enter, please check them out here.