Literary Arts
Pasadena Author Publishes Novel About Fictional All Female Paratroopers Fighting Terrorists

In an election year marked by America’s first woman nominee for President of the United States from a major political party, and highlighted by increasing debates about women’s equality in the workforce and in politics, add another “first” regarding American women. This time it’s fictional, but it’s based upon historic U.S. military policy instituted a few months ago: Women will no longer be barred from…

Award-Winning Author and Illustrator Teaches Valuable Lesson About Bullying And Friendship

Progressive Rising Phoenix Press is pleased to announce the release of award-winning author and illustrator Linda Boyden’s Boy and Poi Poi Puppy in Doggone! With its signature bright yellow cover, the lovable Poi Poi Puppy…

At PCC, Los Angeles Poet Laureate Luis Rodriguez Talks Homelessness and the Uplifting Power of Art

Luis J. Rodriguez (right) at Pasadena City College on May 2, 2016   [Editor's Note: In the original version of this article, Mr. Rodriguez's name was incorrect due to a copy editing error. we sincerely…

Of Whisky and Words: Local Poetry Salon Makes a Stop in South Pasadena

It was a evening of sizzle and spirits as the Whisky and Poetry Salon made a stop at The Hideout at Kidd’s Jewelry Heist on Mission Street in South Pasadena Thursday evening. The night paired…

Red Hen Press Signs Tammy Lynne Stoner

Tammy Lynne Stoner. Photo courtesy Red Hen Press Red Hen Press is thrilled to announce that they have just signed the novel Spots in Sugarland by Tammy Lynne Stoner for an upcoming release. Stoner submitted…

Saturday, July 30

Leave the Muggle World Behind! Launch Party for ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Parts I & II

On Saturday, July 30, at midnight, Scholastic, the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, releases the script book for a new play based…

Wednesday, August 17

Consejo Fronterizo de Arte y Cultura (Border Council of Arts & Culture) Presents the ‘Poetry Within Reach’ Series

Consejo Fronterizo de Arte y Cultura (COFAC)/Border Council of Arts and Culture is pleased to present the Poetry Within Reach Series. The City of Pasadena…

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Red Hen Press Gets National Endowment for the Arts Grant

In its first 50 years, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awarded more than $5 billion in grants to recipients in every state and U.S. jurisdiction, the only arts funder in the nation to do so. This week, the NEA announced awards totaling more than $27.6 million in its first funding round of fiscal year 2016, including an Art Works award of $20,000 to Red Hen Press to help publish the promotion of two books of poetry, and one book of nonfiction in both print and electronic formats. The Art Works category supports the creation of work and presentation…

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