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Red Hen Press
marketing@redhen.org
  • Type of organization
    press
  • Phone
    (626) 356-4760
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Goodreads
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Red Hen Press is committed to publishing works of literary excellence, supporting diversity, and promoting literacy in our local schools.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    no
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Tobi Harper
  • Contact title
    Deputy Director
  • Publishes
    essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translation
  • Focus
    Red Hen Press is committed to publishing works of literary excellence and supporting diversity.
  • Recent Awards Received
    Guggenheim Fellowship, New Mexico Book Award, California Book Award (silver medal), Northern California Book Award, Poet Laur
  • Representative authors
    David Maine, Camille Dungy, Peggy Shumaker
  • Submissions policy
    Submissions accepted all year long, plus seasonal awards! (See website for details)
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
    Yes
  • Submission Guidelines URL
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    From 6 / 1 - 6 / 30
  • Reporting time
    3 - 6 months
  • Author Payments
    royalties
  • Contests
    Red Hen Press is proud to confer three annual literary awards: the Red Hen Press Short Story Award for $1,000 and publication (See website for details)
  • Number of paid staff
    5
  • Number of unpaid staff
    8
  • Distributors
    Chicago Distribution Center
  • Wholesalers
    Ingram, Baker & Taylor
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    20
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    30
  • ISBN Number
    159709
  • Number of Books Published per Year
    24
  • Titles in Print
    500
  • Average Print Run
    1,000
  • Format (%)
    2% Hardcover, 98% Paperback
  • Average Price per Book
    16.95
  • Average Price per e-Book
    9.99

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