Acquisition: Rights to No God Like the Mother

Forest Avenue Press will publish a new edition of Kesha Ajọsẹ-Fisher’s award-winning story collection, No God Like the Mother, with an expected release date of late fall or early winter.  Kesha’s original publisher, Portland’s Inkwater Press, has closed its doors. Rights to the book, which won the coveted 2020 Ken Kesey Award for Fiction from Literary Arts, had reverted […]

Announcing the Contributors to the 2023 SFF Anthology

Editor Annie Carl has chosen the stories for our forthcoming science fiction/fantasy anthology featuring stories by disabled authors from across the US. In the next few months, we’ll reveal the title and the cover and then the book will be available for pre-order at your local independent bookstore.  The project will feature a foreword by […]

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, […]

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 […]