Kate Gray Reads at Poison Pen LGBTQ Series

A new reading series, founded by Rhiannon "Dexter" Flowers to showcase LGBTQ writers and friends, begins at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, at Crush Bar, 1400 S.E. Morrison Street. Readers include Kate Gray, author of the newly-released Carry The Sky, a Kindle bestseller in the literary gay and lesbian fiction category; Carter Sickels, author of The Evening Hour and winner … [Continue Reading]

Writing Under Pressure

Christi Craig of Writing Under Pressure interviewed Kate Gray, author of Carry the Sky; comment before tomorrow for a chance to win a book. "Grief is like the crystal from a chandelier," Kate writes in response to one of Christi's questions. "It takes your pain and projects it in many directions at once. Taylor and Song are both reactions I had inside me to the loss I … [Continue Reading]

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Blurb: Stevan Allred

It's fitting that our very last blurb reveal for Carry the Sky by Kate Gray is by Stevan Allred, author of A Simplified Map of the Real World, our first Forest Ave fiction selection. Kate, Stevan, and Joanna … [Continue Reading]

Blurb: M. Allen Cunningham

I've recently been introduced to the stunning, literary work of M. Allen Cunningham, author of the Green Age of Asher Witherow, Lost Son, and the story collection, Date of Disappearance, among other titles. … [Continue Reading]

Blurb: Joanna Rose

Joanna Rose is a beloved presence in the Portland and national literary scenes, due to her prowess as an author and also her former role as a bookseller at Powell's. She'll be reading with Kate Gray, and … [Continue Reading]

Peace Corps Site Features Forest Ave Author Ellen Urbani

Peace Corps Worldwide, an international website, is spotlighting Ellen Urbani's new novel, Landfall, due out from Forest Avenue Press in August 2015. Read "Ellen Urbani (Guatemala 1991-92) to Publish New Novel … [Continue Reading]

Blurb: Davis Slater

We're continuing to release blurbs of Kate Gray's debut novel, Carry the Sky, now trickling into bookstores near you in advance of our Sept. 1 publication date. Today's blurb is from Davis Slater, author … [Continue Reading]

Carry the Sky Tops Bustle’s List of Best High School-Set Books

Kate Gray's Carry the Sky, our Sept. 1 release, was recently featured at the top of the list of eleven popular must-read high school books in Bustle magazine. It's amazing exposure for Forest Avenue Press to … [Continue Reading]

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Night, Rain, River Reading in Salem

Lois Rosen, Trevor Dodge, and Joanna Rose are reading from their stories at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 22, at The Book Bin East in Salem, 2235 Lancaster Drive NE, Salem, Village East Shopping Center. The Book … [Continue Reading]

Blurb: Cari Luna

Cari Luna's debut novel, The Revolution of Every Day, published by Tin House in 2013, delves into the 1990s New York squatting movement by peeling back the politics and exploring individual characters, their … [Continue Reading]

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