Reading Series


Red Hen Press proudly partners with several literary organizations on the West and East Coast as part of our public programming. Our reading series aims at cultivating a community of active readers, writers, and musicians to enrich the arts. As a 501(c)(3) organization, our programs are free or low-cost events.

Forthcoming Events


Due to COVID-19, our in-person reading series are indefinitely postponed or adapted into virtual series.

Latest Events


The Broad Stage
Facets of Fatherhood | Sunday, January 26, 2020
Brothers and artists Carlo Ponti and Edoardo Ponti collaborate for an unforgettable afternoon of orchestral music and poetry, featuring readings by Edoardo Ponti excerpted from his poetry collection Letters From a Young Father which will reveal themes associated with one of the greatest journeys of all: fatherhood; illustrated by musical works performed by the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra under conductor Carlo Ponti.

The Annenberg
Reading and Agent Talk | September 17, 2019
Join Red Hen authors Rachel Cline and Raymond Luczak, and National Book Award finalist Susan Straight for a reading, followed by a talk with Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency’s agent Elise Capron

Bryant Park
Poetry with Red Hen Press | August 27, 2019
Join established poets Tom Sleigh, Mark Doty, and Jericho Brown and emerging poets, Matty Layne Glasgow and Francesca Bell, for an evening reading!

KGB Bar
Fiction with Red Hen Press | September 17, 2019
We’re stopping by KGB Bar for an exciting evening of literary celebration! We’re ecstatic to present acclaimed authors Johanna Stoberock, Thuy Da Lam, and Jim Tilley in conversation on their writing, upcoming novels, and more!

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