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The Hour of Daydreams wins gold!

The Hour of Daydreams, the debut novel by Renee Macalino Rutledge of Alameda, has won a gold award in the 20th annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards in the multicultural category. The Hour of Daydreams, a stunningly original novel, reimagines a Filipino folk tale, and is now available at bookstores throughout the Bay Area and across the … [Continue Reading]

Favorite Activist Titles?

Parts per Million is in Book Riot this week! Read staff writer Marîa Cristina Garcîa Lynch's post here. If you have a favorite activist fiction title, share it in the comments of the Book Riot page and next week, a post about the results will appear on the site. … [Continue Reading]

Book launch! PARTS PER MILLION is now out

Forest Avenue Press welcomes Parts per Million by Julia Stoops into the world today! Robert Newman, author of The Fountain at the Center of the World, said: “Parts per Million effortlessly weaves the personal with the political in this relentless page-turner. Part psychological thriller, part hard-boiled noir, the characters are fresh, real and … [Continue Reading]


Parts per Million website features character bios

Julia Stoops, the author of Parts per Million, has created an elaborate wesite for her debut novel. includes what you'd expect: art about the book, a full event schedule, ordering … [Continue Reading]

COVER REVEAL: The Alehouse at the End of the World

Hurray! It's another big day over at Forest Avenue Press, following The Rumpus sharing an excerpt of Parts per Million, Powell's Books naming our press as one of its top 24 favorite small presses... and now a … [Continue Reading]

Excerpt in The Rumpus

  The Rumpus published an excerpt of Parts per Million by Julia Stoops, with original color art by Gabriel Liston. The scene is a protest, based on a real one held in Portland, Oregon, in 2002. Read … [Continue Reading]

Fall 2019: Jackie Shannon Hollis’s THIS PARTICULAR HAPPINESS

Forest Avenue Press has acquired its first memoir, THIS PARTICULAR HAPPINESS, by debut author Jackie Shannon Hollis of Aloha, Oregon. THIS PARTICULAR HAPPINESS explores our most intimate conflicts and … [Continue Reading]

Blackstone Audio will release Parts per Million as an audiobook

On April 10, when Julia Stoops's debut novel Parts per Million hits shelves as a paperback, Blackstone Audio is releasing an audiobook edition. It's available for pre-order now through Downpour, Blackstone's … [Continue Reading]

Publisher tour schedule

Publisher Laura Stanfill hits the road next week and through the rest of spring! … [Continue Reading]

Stevan Allred’s audiobook launches today!

Stevan Allred's linked short story collection, A Simplified Map of the Real World, is out now from Blackstone Audio, narrated by the author and unabridged. Stevan's debut was also Forest Avenue's first … [Continue Reading]

Announcing Our Holiday Bookstore!

Forest Avenue Press has created a popup online bookstore as a way to actively promote selected titles by authors and small presses we adore. Our staff was trained on this program, Aerio, last week at sales … [Continue Reading]

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