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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 2017 winner: Matty Layne Glasgow’s deciduous qween

Red Hen Press Fiction Award 2017 winner: Landon Houle’s Living Things

Red Hen Press Nonfiction Award 2017 winner: Julia Koets’ The Rib Joint: A Memoir in Essays

Red Hen Press Women’s Prose Prize 2017 winner: Elizabeth Earley’s An Unbearable Weight

Quill Prose Award 2017 winner: David Brendan Hopes’ The Falls of the Wyona

Winner of the 2016 Benjamin Saltman Prize

 

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 Fiction Award, judged by Doug Lawson; the Flash Fiction Award, judged by Ron Koertge; the Creative Nonfiction Award, judged by Sarah Cannon; and the Poetry Award, judged by Douglas Manuel. 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.