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Cover Reveal: City of Weird

Today is cover reveal day for City of Weird: 30 Otherworldly Portland Stories, edited by Gigi Little and forthcoming in October 2016. The octopus monster is featured in "Octopocalypse," a story by Brigitte Winter. Other contributors include Stevan Allred, Jonah Barrett, Doug Chase, Sean Davis, Susan DeFreitas, Rene Denfeld, Dan DeWeese, Art Edwards, Stefanie Freele, … [Continue Reading]

First review for The Remnants

We are thrilled to announce Robert Hill's The Remnants has received its first official review! And it's incredibly lovely and thoughtful. Here's an excerpt: Robert Hill’s The Remnants is like dark chocolate. I’m not talking mid-range here; The Remnants is nuanced, it is single-source, it is dusted with gold flake and basil sugar. What I’m saying is that it’s not for … [Continue Reading]


Landfall: A Pulpwood Queens selection

Ellen Urbani's Landfall has been chosen as the September 2016 selection for the Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys book club, which features more than 600 branches in the U.S. as well as clubs in 15 additional … [Continue Reading]

Academic Catalog

Award-winning poet Kate Gray's debut novel, Carry the Sky, is represented in the new Perseus Academic 2016 catalog, featuring selected titles from independent publishers. "We decided it was essential to … [Continue Reading]

More honors for Landfall

After posting our "Best of 2015" piece about Landfall by Ellen Urbani at the end of the year, more good news arrived! Landfall was chosen for the Powell's staff Top 5s annual wrap-up, where booksellers share … [Continue Reading]

Best of 2015

Congratulations to Ellen Urbani, author of Landfall, whose essay "Like Every Other Survivor" was named a Best of 2015 post today. It was chosen as the most powerful piece about death and life … [Continue Reading]

2015: The Landfall Year

We've had a phenomenal year at Forest Avenue Press, with the highlight being the August release of Landfall, Ellen Urbani's debut novel, praised as "a hell of a book and worthy of the storm and times it … [Continue Reading]

Joining PubWest, IBPA Article, and More

We've been so busy lately, but here are a few recent highlights. Forest Avenue Press is now a member of PubWest, the publishing trade organization. Ellen Urbani's Landfall is still selling well, and after … [Continue Reading]

New Cover: Froelich’s Ladder

Cover design work goes on behind the scenes, sometimes for months, and it's always exciting to reveal a new one. Our designer, Gigi Little, has been with us since the start of Forest Avenue Press in 2012, … [Continue Reading]

Submissions: Seeking Realistic Novels in January 2016

Forest Avenue Press will open for unagented submissions from Jan. 1 to March 1, 2016. We are seeking one to three previously unpublished literary novels for publication in 2017/18. We will open our Submittable … [Continue Reading]

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