P&W: Extending Submission Deadline

Due to Forest Avenue Press being featured prominently in today's Poets & Writers newsletter, we're extended our submission deadline from today to July 25. We're still only looking for quiet novels by Oregon writers, but if you fit the description, or know someone who does, please check out our submission guidelines here. … [Continue Reading]

Carry the Sky by Kate Gray

Kate Gray at Golden Crown

Kate Gray, whose debut novel Carry the Sky is forthcoming from Forest Avenue Press in September, will be reading from her work at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, as part of the Golden Crown Literary Society's annual conference, being held in Portland. See the full schedule here. The Golden Crown Literary Society supports and promotes the recognition of lesbian fiction and … [Continue Reading]

Small Press

Chadd VanZanten chats with Stevan Allred, who traveled to Utah for last night's book launch event.

Utah Reflections Event Features Stevan Allred

Forest Avenue Press author Stevan Allred participated in the launch reading of Utah Reflections, held Tuesday night at The King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City. Sherri Hoffman, one of his former students, … [Continue Reading]

Blurb: Hannah Tinti

It's time to start celebrating the blurbs we've received for Kate Gray's debut novel, Carry the Sky, forthcoming from Forest Ave on September 1. What better place to start than with Hannah Tinti, author of … [Continue Reading]

Cool Down in August with Alaskan Authors

PORTLAND – Three Oregon authors with books set in Alaska will read at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, at Another Read Through, 3932 N Mississippi Ave. C.B. Bernard of Portland, author of Chasing Alaska: A … [Continue Reading]

At Powell's in May, Scott Sparling reads "Surely," his story in THE NIGHT, AND THE RAIN, AND THE RIVER.

Scott Sparling on “The Quivering Pen”

David Abrams, author of Fobbit, and curator of "The Quivering Pen," invited Scott Sparling to write an essay for his "My First Time" feature. The hilarious, unexpected result, is here. It begins: "Last week … [Continue Reading]

Giveaway: First Chapter

Now that we've launched Dan Berne's spectacular, rip-roaring debut novel, The Gods of Second Chances, we want to share it with more readers. And in a blatant appetite-whetting strategy, we're presenting the … [Continue Reading]

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