News:

A Message to the City from Kristen Millares Young

Date: August 10, 2020

Good morning. It’s Friday, August 7, and we’re ending the week with something special: a message from the novelist and journalist Kristen Millares Young, followed by a visual poem that is an excerpt […]

Local Author Julia Koets Talks About Her Recent Memoir

Date: August 10, 2020

Author Julia Koets, who holds a doctorate from the University of Cincinnati, released The Rib Joint: A Memoir in Essays this past November. She joins our contributor (and former classmate) Kelly Blewitt to […]

Poets on Craft: Tina Schumann and Jenna Le

Date: August 10, 2020

Poets on Craft is a cyberspace for contemporary poets to share their thoughts and ideas on the process of poetry and for students to discover new ways of approaching the writing […]

19 Books by Hispanic Authors

Date: August 3, 2020

If you’re looking for some new books to dive into while you’re stuck at home, then you might want to consider some of the many great books by Hispanic authors. […]

5 Books You May Have Missed in June

Date: July 27, 2020

Each month I comb through hundreds of titles to choose the five I list here, and each month I come up with 30 to 50 that are worthy of consideration. […]

Vanity Fair: Admiration Society

Date: July 27, 2020

Lysley Tenorio, author of the trenchant family comedy The Son of Good Fortune, recommends The Likely World by Melanie Conroy Goldman. Check out the full feature in the July/August 2020 […]

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Reviews:

Debra Kang Dean reviews Cooling Board: A Long Playing Poem

Date: April 13, 2009

Mitchell Douglas Cooling Board: A Long Playing Poem. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $19.95 (112p) ISBN 978-1-59709-140-4Cooling Board, Mitchell Douglas' debut collection, is a labor of love and gives expression to […]

Small Press Bookwatch reviews The Common Fire

Date: April 13, 2009

The Common Fire Shelley Savren. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $12.95 (88p) ISBN 978-1-888996-96-8Winner of the 1994 John David Johnson Memorial Poetry Award, Shelley Savren is the recipient of nine California […]

Rachel Richmond reviews Cold Angel of Mercy

Date: April 13, 2009

Cold Angel of Mercy Amy Randolph. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $11.95 (72p) ISBN 1-888996-55-2A nature-touched spirit penetrates Amy Randolph's book of thirty-eight poems. These poems are filled with dreams of […]

Phoebe Journal reviews Cartographies

Date: April 13, 2009

Cartographies Maurya Simon. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $18.95 (104p) ISBN 978-1-59709-387-3 Maurya Simon's resume reads like that of a literary superstar. Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1990 and the […]

Steven Hansen reviews Burning Tulips

Date: April 13, 2009

Burning Tulips Diane Payne. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $15.95 (156p) ISBN 978-1-888996-89-0The terms 'memoir' and 'novel' are not as easily blended as PB&J; nor do they make half as good […]

Anthony Julian Tamburri reviews Books and Rough Business

Date: April 13, 2009

Books and Rough Business Tullio Pironti. Red Hen (CDC, dist.), $20.95 (240p) ISBN 978-1-59709-129-9Tullio Pironti's Books and Rough Business is, on the one hand, a wonderful metaphor about the publishing […]

B.H. Fairchild reviews Body Painting

Date: April 13, 2009

Body Painting Jane Hilberry. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $13.95 (72 p) ISBN 1-59709-013-1If this is the book of the body, its lineaments are those of not only erotic but spiritual […]

Publishers Weekly reviews Bestiary

Date: April 7, 2009

Bestiary Elise Paschen. Red Hen (CDC, dist.), $16.95 (80p) ISBN 978-1-56709-131-2The passionate, yet controlled, third volume from Paschen (Infidelities) pursues the likenesses between human beings and other sorts of beasts: […]

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