Xeno Books

Xeno Books, an imprint of Red Hen press, publishes quirky, well-crafted titles that don’t fall within the boundaries of Red Hen’s regular literary program.

Red Hen’s managing editor, Kate Gale, on the creation of Xeno: Red Hen Press has specific editorial guidelines: to publish poetry and literary prose. Within that framework, you’ll find a wide range of styles and subjects, but the framework itself is fairly strict. We kept falling in love with books we wanted to see in print but that did not fall within our usual editorial purview. We formed Xeno, then, to publish great titles that would otherwise be strangers to the Red Hen list—strangers soon to become friends. What we’re looking for in Xeno titles are books with some quirk, some niche appeal, but that also have commercial possibilities.

The Adventures of Captain Pump

Children Fiction by Jasson Finney
Pub Date: November 27, 2018
Size: 5 x 7; Pages: 56
ISBN: 978-1-939096-05-0
Binding: Tradepaper
Price: $10.95

Letters from a Young Father

Poems by Edoardo Ponti
Pub Date: May 15, 2018
Size: 6 x 9; Pages: 72
ISBN: 978-1-939096-03-6
Binding: Tradepaper
Price: $16.95


A Science Fiction Fantasy by Loren Cooper
Pub Date: November 14, 2017
Size: 5 x 8; Pages: 340
ISBN: 978-1-939096-02-9
Binding: TradepaperPrice: $16.95

Confessions of a Headmaster

A Memoir by Paul Cummins
Pub Date: September 15, 2015
Size: 6 x 9; Pages: 216
ISBN: 978-1-939096-40-1
Binding: Tradepaper
Price: $15.95

Golden Ghetto: How the Americans and French Fell In & Out of Love During the Cold War

A Collective Memoir by Steve Bassett
Pub Date: September 1, 2013
Size: 6 x 9; Pages: 324
ISBN 978-1-939096-24-1
Binding: Tradepaper
Price: $19.95
ISBN 978-1-939096-36-4
Binding: Casebound
Price: $26.95

A Bug Collection

Short Stories by Melody MansfieldPublication Date: October 2013ISBN 978-1-939096-00-5Size: 5 x 8Pages: 208Binding: TradepaperPrice: $15.95

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