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.



Sugar Land

by Tammy Lynne Stoner

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