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 […]

Cover Re-Reveal: Parts per Million

Forest Avenue Press has an invaluable asset: the eyes of our full-service distributor’s sales team. The Legato Publishers Group staff wants our books to have the best chance in the marketplace. So months in advance of the publication date, we have marketing meetings that offer input on metadata, blurbs, and covers. Their years of experience in […]

Froelich’s Ladder Wins Gold

PORTLAND, OREGON—Gigi Little, Forest Avenue Press’s graphic designer, received a gold medal in the Small Format Cover Design category of the 2017 PubWest Design Awards for her work on Froelich’s Ladder, the debut novel by Jamie Duclos-Yourdon. The cover features an endorsement by Brian Doyle, who died on May 27, and was well known for […]

From the Publisher’s Desk: After Launch

The Hour of Daydreams, by Renee Macalino Rutledge, is out now! This exquisite debut novel reimagines a Filipino star maiden folktale through the perspectives of newlyweds, their family members, and villagers. It’s a book about community, as all our Forest Avenue titles are. Here’s an excerpt published this week on Literary Hub. Renee’s friends, neighbors, and family came out […]

Launching Tuesday: The Hour of Daydreams

We’re so excited about the March 14 launch of Renee Macalino Rutledge’s debut novel, The Hour of Daydreams, a reimagining of a Filipino folktale about a winged star maiden. Buy local–please–and you’ll support an independent press, a debut author, and a business in your community. Bookstores that have it on the shelves now–or will soon–include Powell’s, Books Inc., […]