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Hen&ink is a literary studio that aims to work in the traditional publishing arena, but also to encourage and develop work across cultural borders, genres, and media.

Hen&ink founder, Erzsi Deàk, brings her nearly 30 years of experience on the international stage, connecting individuals and companies with those around the globe who can make things happen – no matter where you find yourself.

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News from the Coop

The Iconic Holiday Hen Contest is ON! Deadline before November 16th

November 15, 2016

It’s holiday time (you’ve noted the bells and fake snow where you live? Maybe you have real snow? Even real … Continue reading The Iconic Holiday Hen Contest is ON! Deadline before November 16th

ICONIC HOLIDAY HENS through the ages…a retrospective (duh, er, cluck)

November 1, 2016

Iconic Holiday Hens, so we’ve gathered them here together. Hope they inspire. Many thanks to all the artists who participate, … Continue reading ICONIC HOLIDAY HENS through the ages…a retrospective (duh, er, cluck)

Picture Book Month is here!

Hen&ink’s CARMEN OLIVER starts off the 2016 PICTURE BOOK MONTH. Read about why picture books are important here and check-out … Continue reading Picture Book Month is here!

OPEN COOP FIRST FRIDAY November 4, 2016, noon to midnight, Pacific Time

October 26, 2016

Hen&ink Literary Open Coop First Friday is all about CRACKING GOOD IDEAS and VOICE. Send us your one-page 12 pt … Continue reading OPEN COOP FIRST FRIDAY November 4, 2016, noon to midnight, Pacific Time

Hen&inkblots: A Literary Blog

The Iconic Holiday Hen Contest is ON! Deadline before November 16th

November 15, 2016 | by Erzsi Deak

It’s holiday time (you’ve noted the bells and fake snow where you live? Maybe you have real snow? Even real … Continue reading The Iconic Holiday Hen Contest is ON! Deadline before November 16th

OPEN COOP FIRST FRIDAY November 4, 2016, noon to midnight, Pacific Time

October 26, 2016 | by Erzsi Deak

Hen&ink Literary Open Coop First Friday is all about CRACKING GOOD IDEAS and VOICE. Send us your one-page 12 pt … Continue reading OPEN COOP FIRST FRIDAY November 4, 2016, noon to midnight, Pacific Time

Deadline for your Iconic Holiday Hen submissions is November 12-15, 2016

September 27, 2016 | by Erzsi Deak

ICONIC HOLIDAY HEN CONTEST 2016 As we sneak up on Halloween and Voting Day and Thanksgiving (for the US contingent) … Continue reading Deadline for your Iconic Holiday Hen submissions is November 12-15, 2016

More on intent (and action)…

August 8, 2016 | by Erzsi Deak

August 2016 — I was happy to see DIALOGUE: THE ART OF VERBAL ACTION FOR THE PAGE, STAGE, AND SCREEN … Continue reading More on intent (and action)…