News:

Large feature of Susan Kinsolving in the Hartford Courant!

Date: February 22, 2021

Many of Kinsolving’s poems relate to science. Her first book focused on horticulture and floral metaphor. The poems in another book examined aphasia and dementia’s linguistic enigma. Her most recent […]

Tobi Harper interviewed on Brain Hackers podcast!

Date: February 8, 2021

Tobi Harper is Deputy Director of Red Hen Press, Founder and Editor of Quill (a queer publishing series), Publisher of The Los Angeles Review, and Instructor for the UCLA Extension […]

Tess Taylor featured on CNN!

Date: February 3, 2021

Before the pandemic hit, playwright Matthew-Lee Erlbach was working on a play about American labor movements between 1890 and 1920 — an era that many associate with seamstresses jumping out […]

TEA BY THE SEA listed on Electric Lit!

Date: January 25, 2021

My mom says every mother needs a daughter. It’s not that she doesn’t love and appreciate her two sons. My middle brother knows best how to comfort her in times […]

Jennifer Risher featured in Forbes Magazine!

Date: January 20, 2021

Before Covid hit, my family often traveled to Germany. There, we found “Asian” restaurants in many small German towns. I had to chuckle at the generalization. Did these restaurants serve […]

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Reviews:

Ely Shipley, Quarterly West

Date: April 16, 2009

"Brown's awareness of the book's form, its how in addition to its what, allows for these poems' rich complexities. The order not only forms a linear narrative, but layers experience. […]

Julie Enszer, Lambda Book Report

Date: April 16, 2009

"The strength of Sister is in the details, some of which are constructed through Brown's diction, which is gently infused with a southern dialect but resists caricature. She writes of […]

Melanie Jordan, Southern Indiana Review

Date: April 16, 2009

"To write of one's own conception, gestation, birth"to write convincingly of unknowable-yet-familiar moments: that is the power of poetry and the power of Nickole Brown's debut, Sister, a self-styled "novel-in-poems.' […]

Cate Marvin, Ploughshares

Date: April 16, 2009

"Using umbilicus as guide rail, the speaker of Nickole Brown's Sister–an unflinching and deeply intelligent first book–undertakes a hair-lifting expedition back to her childhood so as to return herself to […]

Erica Wright, ForeWord Magazine

Date: April 16, 2009

"It would be easy to say that this collection is an indictment, but there is nothing easy about these poems. They are each skillfully wrought pieces about impossible subjects. . […]

Publishers Weekly, August 2007

Date: April 16, 2009

"Brown's forthright debut opens with an intimate address to a sister: "I tell you this story because it is / the story we need / to believe our offal is […]

Time Out London, April 24, 2008

Date: April 14, 2009

Time Out LondonMotel Girl (Red Hen Press) is the debut collection of New York writer Greg Sanders. Like many debut collections it draws material from a decade of writing, going […]

Michael Swagner reviews Earthquake I.D.

Date: April 13, 2009

John Domini Earthquake I.D. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $20.95 (320p) ISBN 978-1-59709-076-6Des Moines author John Domini has won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Meridian Editors […]

Naomi Shihab Nye reviews Double Moon

Date: April 13, 2009

Margo Klass and Frank Soos Double Moon. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $19.95 (80p) ISBN 978-1-59709-141-1This is a stunning book and I want to live in it. Double Moon — one […]

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