Acquisition: WIFE / DAUGHTER / SELF by Beth Kephart

Forest Avenue Press has acquired world rights to Beth Kephart’s memoir-in-essays, Wife / Daughter / Self, in a pre-empt, by agent Karen Grencik of Red Fox Literary, for publication in spring 2021. Sylvia Hayse Literary Agency represents foreign rights.  In luminous and poetic prose, Kephart examines her identity as a link to others—her artist husband, her grieving father—before […]

See you at ALA?

Forest Avenue will be at the American Library Association conference June 20-25 in Washington, D.C. We’re excited to meet librarians and visit with other publishers and authors. Author Jackie Shannon Hollis will sign copies of her debut memoir, This Particular Happiness: A Childless Love Story, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, in the Ingram […]

Acquisition: Joanna Rose’s A SMALL CROWD OF STRANGERS

Forest Avenue Press has acquired world rights for Joanna Rose’s second novel, A Small Crowd of Strangers, about a husband and wife who take opposite stances on abortion, forthcoming in fall 2020.  A tale of love, loss, and what community really means, A Small Crowd of Strangers spans New Jersey, Minnesota, and the rugged coastline of the […]

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 […]