Acquisition: The Gresham House by Zaji Cox

Forest Avenue Press has acquired Zaji Cox’s memoir in micro essays, The Gresham House, for publication in spring 2023. As a neurodivergent child in a hundred-year-old house, Zaji collects grammar books, Transformer toys, and poetic observations about the natural world. Feral cats and a forested backyard provide a nurturing environment as she homeschools, discovers gymnastics, […]

Events: Dispatches from Anarres

We’re planning to invite every Dispatches from Anarres contributor to an event, starting this month and moving through next spring. All times are Pacific, unless otherwise noted. Portland Book Festival in-person launch Sat. Nov. 13, 10 a.m. Portland’5 Brunish Theatre. Tickets and more information here. Featuring authors Juhea Kim, Jason Arias, Rene Denfeld, Jessie Kwak, […]

Annie Carl Will Edit a Science Fiction/ Fantasy Anthology of Disabled Authors

Forest Avenue is excited to announce a forthcoming anthology of science fiction, fantasy, and speculative short stories by disabled authors for publication in 2023. The anthology will be edited by bookseller Annie Carl. Submissions will be accepted through Submittable beginning in January 2022. The collection will be published in paperback and ebook formats.  Our focus is […]

SMOLFAIR discount!

Forest Ave is participating in Smolfair, and we’re offering a 20 percent discount on our paperback titles, March 3-7, 2021. Just check out our bookshop and enter the discount code SMOLFAIR.

The Alehouse at the End of the World

Forest Avenue Press is thrilled to announce the acquisition of Stevan Allred’s debut novel, The Alehouse at the End of the World, an epic comedy set in the sixteenth century, slated for publication in November 2018. Stevan’s well-reviewed short story collection, A Simplified Map of the Real World, launched Forest Avenue’s fiction catalog in 2013, and it remains an […]