Contact Us

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 40820
Pasadena, CA 91114

Physical Address
1540 Lincoln Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103

Phone: (626) 356-4760 ext. ____
Fax: (626) 356-9974

Departmental Contacts

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Media and Publicity – | #600
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Bookkeeper – | #800

How to Submit Full Manuscripts

If you have questions about the submission process, please email

Given the high volume of submissions we receive, please expect a response time of three to twelve months. We appreciate your patience. Phone calls, emails, and letters will not speed up the process and are strongly discouraged.

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Ordering Information

INDIVIDUALS: Red Hen titles are available at your local bookstore, searchable through IndieBound,, Barnes & Noble, and Red Hen’s Online Bookstore.

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: Interested in purchasing Red Hen titles but live outside of the US?
Check out our list of distributors for venues that carry our books!

BOOK CLUBS: Titles purchased for book club readings will receive a 15% discount per copy (minimum 10 copies). Our authors love talking to their readers and we’re happy to facilitate any author visitations, call-ins, teleconferences, etc.

BOOKSTORES, LIBRARIES, & WHOLESALERS: All bookstore, library, and wholesale orders should be directed to our regular distributors. Our titles are distributed by Publishers Group West

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ACCESS (automated stock checking and ordering line): (800) 961-8031

For additional assistance, please contact

Media, Author, & Events Inquiries

Please direct all requests for ARCs, interviews, and events (in-house or offsite) to

For review copies, please specify the book title and author name, your name, preferred mailing address, email, phone number, and the prospective publication you are writing the review.

Course Adoptions & Desk Copy Requests

Writers in Classrooms: Red Hen believes that having an author come discuss their work with students, in a classroom setting, can be a valuable educational tool. Whenever possible, we are happy to arrange physical visits, call-ins, web conferences, and other modes by our writers to classes studying their work. If you would like more information about arranging for a Red Hen author to come to your classroom, please email

Desk & Examination Copies: If you are considering using a Red Hen title in your classroom, kindly send your request on official school letterhead listing your school’s address, course name, anticipated class enrollment, and class starting date. Please email .

Permissions, Foreign Rights, & Film Rights

Permissions and Subsidiary Rights: For academic permissions or course permissions, please include the name of the desired piece and the expected enrollment for the course. To republish a piece or selection in an anthology, please include the name of the desired piece, the expected print run, the expected page count, and the expected retail price of the anthology. Email your requests to

Foreign Rights: Queries about foreign rights representation, right scouts, availability of rights for specific countries, requests for PDFs, and to set up appointments during the Frankfurt, London, Beijing, and/or Guadalajara Book Fair, please contact

A full list of our overseas agents is available upon request.

Film/Adaptation Rights: Red Hen Press partners nonexclusively with The Gotham Group and ICM Partners for film rights inquiries. If interested in learning more about adaptation rights for a Red Hen Press title, please contact

Website Maintenence

If you notice any issues with the website, please send an email to and we’ll forward the concerns to our web developers.

If you have questions about the submission process, please email