"Red Hen" on Publishing Poetry in the United States
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Join us for this unique and informative evening in which Kate Gale, director of prestigious Los Angeles based publisher Red Hen, will be presenting a talk on poetry publishing in the US. She will be joined by Red Hen poets Naomi Foyle and MacGillivray for complementary readings.
is co-founder and Managing Editor of Red Hen Press, Editor of the Los Angeles Review, and she teaches in the Low Residency MFA program at the University of Nebraska in Poetry, Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction and in the Ashland, Ohio MFA Program. She is author of seven books of poetry including The Goldilocks Zone from the University of New Mexico Press in 2014, and Echo Light from Red Mountain in 2014 and six librettos including Rio de Sangre, a libretto for an opera with composer Don Davis, which had its world premiere October 2010 at the Florentine Opera in Milwaukee.
is an award-winning poet, science fiction novelist, verse dramatist, and essayist. Her many poetry publications include The Night Pavilion, an Autumn 2008 Poetry Book Society Recommendation, and The World Cup (2010), both from Waterloo Press. A prize winner in the 2012 Rialto/RSPB Nature Poetry Competition, she was also awarded the 2014 Hryhorii Skovoroda Prize for her essays and poetry about Ukraine. She is also the author of cyberchiller Seoul Survivors and eco-science fantasy quartet The Gaia Chronicles (Jo Fletcher Books), and a frequent contributor to Critical Muslim. Naomi lives in Brighton, UK, and teaches Creative Writing at the University of Chichester.
is a writer who publishes poetry under her matrilineal name, MacGillivray and fiction and non-fiction. Published by Bloodaxe in the UK and Red Hen in the US, she is the author of three poetry collections; The Nine of Diamonds: Surroial Mordantless, 2016 and The Gaelic Garden of the Dead (Bloodaxe) and The Last Wolf of Scotland (Red Hen). Educated at the University of Oxford, she has received numerous awards for her work which has appeared on BBC Radio 3, Late Junction and The Verb. Her poetry has been extensively published and reviewed in international journals. In 2020 MIT/Strange Attractor will publish Scottish Lost Boys: Seven Renegade Essays and she is currently working on her first novel The Man With Fourteen Lives.