Red Hen Press

Red Hen Press is committed to publishing works of literary excellence, supporting diversity, and promoting literacy in our local schools. We seek a community of readers and writers who are actively engaged in the essential human practice known as literature.



How to Carry Bigfoot Home

by Chris Tarry

The Ghost of Tradition: Expansive Poetry and Postmodernism

by Kevin Walzer


by David Mason

The Long Home: Winner of the 1998 Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize

by Christian Wiman

The Reaper Essays

by Mark Jarman

A Formal Feeling Comes: Poems in Form by Contemporary Women

by Annie Finch

Unrelenting Readers: The New Poet-Critics

by Paul M. Hedeen

New Expansive Poetry: Theory " Criticism " History

by R. S. Gwynn

Responses: Prose Pieces, 1953-1976: Expanded Edition

by Richard Wilbur

Story Hour: Contemporary American Narrative Poems

by Sonny Williams

Resistance Fantasies

by Diane Thiel

The One Abiding

by Frederick Morgan

Light for the Orphans

by Wilmer Mills

Robinson Jeffers: Poet and Prophet

by James Karman

Quiet Money

by Robert McDowell

The Bone Ring

by Donald Hall

Poetry After Modernism: Revised and Expanded Edition

by Robert McDowell

The King My Father's Wreck: A Memoir

by Louis Simpson

No Word of Farewell: Selected Poems 1970-2000

by R. S. Gwynn

Cowboy Poetry Matters: From Abilene to the Mainstream: Contemporary Cowboy Writing

by Robert McDowell

Unholy Sonnets

by Mark Jarman

Walking Backward

by Paul Lake

After New Formalism: Poets on Form, Narrative, and Tradition

by Annie Finch

The Deed of Gift

by Timothy Murphy

The Laws of Falling Bodies

by Kate Light

The Poem's Heartbeat: A Manual of Prosody

by Alfred Corn


by Annie Finch

Rebel Angels: 25 Poets of the New Formalism

by Mark Jarman

Poems for Paula

by Frederick Morgan

Prophets & Professors: Essays on the Lives and Works of Modern Poets

by Bruce Bawer

Enemies of Leisure

by John Gery

The Muse Strikes Back: A Poetic Response by Women to Men

by Katherine McAlpine

Confessions of a Headmaster

by Paul F. Cummins

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

by Steve Bassett

Captain Pump: The World's First Fitness Superhero

by Jasson Finney

Letters from a Young Father

by Edoardo Ponti