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Southern tour adventures, continued

Ellen Urbani's national tour continues tomorrow at Octavia Books in New Orleans It's the first leg of her twenty-city book tour, which started in Charlotte, and will end in Houston with an appearance at Brazos Bookstore on Wednesday, Aug. 26, followed by her 4 p.m. appearance at Powell's City of Books in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday the 29th, then Elliott Bay Book Company … [Continue Reading]

City of Weird Features 30 Supernatural and Sci-Fi Portland Stories

City of Weird: 30 Otherworldly Portland Tales, edited by Gigi Little, is forthcoming in October 2016. City of Weird conjures what we fear: death, darkness, ghosts. Hungry sea monsters and alien slime molds. Blood drinkers and game show hosts. Set in Portland, Oregon, these thirty stories blend imagination, literary writing, and pop culture into a cohesive weirdness that … [Continue Reading]


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Tour Updates from the Road

Ellen Urbani is on the fourth day of her twenty-city, multi-leg book tour for Landfall, called "a hell of a book and worthy of the storm and times it describes" by Pat Conroy. She flew into Charlotte, North … [Continue Reading]

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From New York to Seattle, the Tour

Ellen Urbani's national Landfall tour kicks off on Monday, Aug. 17, at Park Road Books in Charlotte, North Carolina, followed by whirlwind weeks of visiting bookstores, meeting with readers, and traveling from … [Continue Reading]

Literary Hub Content Partners

Forest Avenue Press is pleased to announce its relationship with Literary Hub. We are now official content partners of the phenomenal new literary website, launched as a partnership between Grove Atlantic and … [Continue Reading]

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‘Writing Well and Giving Back’

Ellen Urbani, author of Landfall, is being featured by The Huffington Post today in a column on authors who choose to give back, which also includes author Ann Garvin and the Listen to Your Mother show. Read … [Continue Reading]

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In a Bookstore Near You

Landfall sightings are popping up all across the country, slowly but steadily, as we approach the official Aug. 11 publication date for Ellen Urbani's thrilling debut novel. Here's Landfall on the bestseller … [Continue Reading]

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Take the 50 in ’15 Challenge!

Please spread the word to your book-loving friends!   … [Continue Reading]

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Carry the Sky hits the Literary Arts Summer Reading list

Kate Gray's Carry the Sky, an unblinking look at boarding school bullying, continues to reach new readers and earn momentum. Just in the past two weeks, we've heard from a gushing bookseller and a few … [Continue Reading]

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Ellen Urbani’s National Landfall Tour

Ellen Urbani, author of Landfall, will be touring around America this summer and early fall to appear at bookstores and libraries. The novel, a mother-daughter story set in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, is … [Continue Reading]

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