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News & Reviews Archive - Red Hen Press

News:

Electric Lit spotlights COFFEE, SHOPPING, MURDER, LOVE

Date: January 30, 2023

“17 Small Press Books from 2022 that You Might Have Missed” includes Coffee, Shopping, Murder, Love by Carlos Allende. “Coffee, Shopping, Murder, Love plays with the tropes of crime fiction by way of two memorable narrators, Charlie and Jignesh. Their connection—at first on an unsuccessful date—is rekindled later, when Charlie is selling a freezer…and Jignesh has […]

Marybeth Holleman discusses TENDER GRAVITY on Outdoor Explorer!

Date: January 24, 2023

What draws us to the outdoors? Marybeth Holleman is an Alaskan writer who’s new book of poetry, titled tender gravity, expresses many reasons. Marybeth is a long time Alaskan whose works include The Heart of the Sound and Among Wolves. Her collection of poems are accessible and cover everything from moss to comets and from […]

David Mason discusses PACIFIC LIGHT in Interview with the Colorado Poet

Date: January 3, 2023

David Mason grew up in Bellingham, Washington, and has lived in many parts of the world, including Greece and Colorado, where he served as Colorado Poet Laureate for four years. He is the author of eight books of poetry including including The Country I Remember, Sea Salt, Davey McGravy, The Sound, Pacific Light (Red Hen Press) and Ludlow, which won the Colorado Book Award and was featured […]

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Reviews:

Ishmael Reed reviews The Dancer and the Dance

Date: April 13, 2009

Jack Foley The Dancer and the Dance. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $19.95 (280p) ISBN 978-1-59709-094-0I think that many critics are into duplication, willing to accept, meekly, any orthodoxy. Jack Foley is a maverick. His not being tied to any institution gives him the freedom to explore aspects of American culture that others are too timid […]

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 poetry's most intimate function: to save what we love. Beyond moving Donny Hathaway out from a corner and in toward the center of what came […]

Chalmers Johnson reviews Common Sense for the Twenty-First Century

Date: April 13, 2009

Common Sense for the Twenty-First Century Blase Bonpane. Red Hen (CDC, dist.) $16.95 (272p) ISBN 1-888996-56-0Your new book is an absolute jewel. The commentaries on everything from Haiti to Falluja are outstanding, and I found the interviews valuable. Also the book has been beautifully produced. I hope it has a big impact. It would be […]

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 Arts Council Artists in Residence grants, two National Endowment for the Arts regional grants, and two artist fellowships from the City of Ventura. The Common […]

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 a new beginning after divorce, heart-felt emotions of grief and love and experiences of life, good and bad, of death, divorce, and loss. Randolph conveys […]

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 Pushcart Prize in 2004, she has held residencies, won awards and has been granted numerous fellowships both domestically and abroad. The author of eight volumes […]

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 a sandwich. But when it comes to literature instead of low cuisine, these two forms of creative expression are hardly mutually exclusive; making fiction out […]

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 world today. Indeed, it could be both the metaphor and the reality of both worlds, Pironti's and that of Italian publishing. Like Pironti's own life […]

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 desire. Here friends and lovers, mothers and children, intermingle as in the morning light and shadow of a forgotten room, and the source of that […]

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: Paschen watches domestic animals, visits zoos and backyards, and records the instincts that animate her, as lover, mother, daughter and citizen. Husband and wife "share […]

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