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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.

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.

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Date: Jun 11th, 2018

Visit Voetica, a website that features spoken poetry from the classics to the contemporary, to hear a number of Maurya Simon's poems from her various collections read aloud by Maurya herself! Click here to visit Maurya's web page.

Date: Jun 4th, 2018

Upcoming author Francisco Aragon, whose book After Rubén is forthcoming from Red Hen Press in 2020, was recently highlighted by the Poetry Foundation in this great article on the Poetry Foundation's website, a highlight from this Poetry International article regarding Translation as Activism!

Date: May 17th, 2018
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Amy Wang at The Oregonian/OregonLive writes:

Date: Apr 6th, 2018

Megan Volpert, of PopMatters Books, asks great questions from Steve Almond on Bad Stories! Talking Trump, late night TV shows, Moby Dick, sports, and more!

Date: Mar 22nd, 2018

Steve Almond speaks with Rebecca McBane of Miami New Times on his upcoming book, Bad Stories, and his upcoming conversation with Mitchell Kaplan at Books & Books.

Date: Mar 21st, 2018

Jack Cline of South Florida Sun Sentinel interviews Steve Almond on his upcoming new book, Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country!

Date: Mar 2nd, 2018

The resurgence of pinball has allowed one lapsed fan to return to the classic arcade games of his youth—and the sense of euphoria they once inspired.

Date: Feb 5th, 2018

Elise Paschen, author of The Nightlife, was featured in PBS News Hour where she reflects on her Osage heritage and her inspiration for the poem "Wi'-gi-e." Read the article now!

Date: Feb 2nd, 2018
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What does George Orwell have to do with the Super Bowl, President Trump, and politics? Steve Almond provides an insightful perspective on how our obsession with sports influence how we report politics.

Date: Jan 23rd, 2018
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The animated short film 'Negative Space,' based on Ron Koertge's poem of the same name, which was published by Red Hen Press, was just nominated for Best Animated Short Film for the 90th Academy Awards! Fantastic news! Congratulations to all involved!

Date: Jan 16th, 2018

Congratulations to Elise Paschen and her poem, "The Week Before She Died," from her award-winning collection THE NIGHTLIFE, which was selected by California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia to be featured in 2017's collection of The Best American Poetry!

Date: Nov 9th, 2017

STEAM LAUNDRY by Red Hen Poet Nicole Stellon O'Donnell was chosen as the 2017-2018 Statewide Alaska Reads program featured selection! Congratulations, Nicole!

Date: Oct 12th, 2017
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It’s been 25 years since Poetry in Motion debuted in New York subway cars. This LitHub article beautifully encompasses the amazing work this program has done over the last two and a half decades. By displaying and sharing poetry and vivid imagery in public transport across the nation, billions of people have been touched by the over 200 poems displayed in subway cars, buses, and even MetroCards. Red Hen is proud of what our authors have contributed to such an important and moving outreach program. Next time you’re on public transit, look out for Poetry in Motion – you never know what you may find!

Date: Oct 10th, 2017
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Oakland author Andrew Lam spoke at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center October 3rd, discussing his experiences growing up as a Vietnamese-American refugee in the United States. "The sense of being displaced continued to form everything that I write," he said during the poignant event.

Date: Oct 3rd, 2017
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THE NIGHTLIFE by Red Hen Author Elise Paschen has been shortlisted for the 2017 Chicago Review of Books Awards! Congratulations, Elise!

Date: Oct 3rd, 2017

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser recently shared an excerpt from Red Hen poet David Mason's newest collection THE SOUND: NEW & SELECTED POEMS on American Life in Poetry!

Date: Sep 29th, 2017

Vivian Faith Prescott was featured on Literary Hub's website with an excerpt, "Girls with the Sun in Their Eyes," from her new book The Dead Go to Seattle, which was published by Red Hen Press.

Date: Jul 20th, 2017
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Today Red Hen remembers one if its beloved poets, Austin Straus. Austin published three collections of poetry with Red Hen Press, including Drunk With Light, Intensifications, and The Love Project: A Marriage Made in Poetry, a collection co-written with his late wife Wanda Coleman. Austin was also a well-respected painter, and designed the covers of all three of his publications with us. We remember him today, and always for his profound impact on the poetry scene of our home city, Los Angeles.

Date: Jul 12th, 2017

Ruth Irupé Sanabria was recently featured on Poetry Foundation's website with her poem Ars Poetica, which is found in her book Beasts Behave in Foreign Land, which was published by Red Hen Press earlier this year.

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.