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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.

News




Date: Oct 1st, 2018

Meryl Natchez conducts a wonderful interview with Red Hen poet Maurya Simon on Poetry Flash!

Date: Sep 28th, 2018

Cai Emmons, Author of Weather Woman, and tammy lynne stoner, Author of Sugar Land, Discuss Their Latest Books for Red Hen Press

Date: Sep 27th, 2018

Feminist Wednesday features Sarah Cannon!

Date: Sep 26th, 2018

Ron Koertge pens a lovely poem to the city of South Pasadena! Read the poem, "Ode to South Pasadena" here!

Date: Jul 19th, 2018

Maurya Simon just accepted a Visiting Artists Residency at the American Academy in Rome! This month-long November residency serves as a great opportunity for Maurya and her writing. Congrats Maurya!

Date: Jul 19th, 2018

Congrats to our incredible poet and accomplished author William Archila for his feature on The Academy of American Poets. He was highlighted on their website's Poem-a-Day series! Read "Spirits" here.

Date: Jul 18th, 2018

Congratulations to Red Hen author Loren W. Cooper! She was recently announced as a finalist for the 2018 Endeavor Award. The award “honors a distinguished science fiction or fantasy book, either a novel or a single-author collection, created by a writer living in the Pacific Northwest.” The winner will be announced on November 9, 2018. Fingers crossed for Loren and CrossTown!

Date: Jul 6th, 2018

Allison Joseph's CONFESSIONS OF A BAREDACED WOMAN

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 Voetica page. Or, here to visit Maurya's website!

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!

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.