Cover reveal: Parts per Million

We’re thrilled to share the cover reveal for Parts per Million, including a gorgeous seal from PEN/America. Julia Stoops’s debut novel is forthcoming from Forest Avenue Press in April 2018.   Read more about the cover, and an excerpt of this debut novel, on designer Gigi Little’s blog. Gigi recently won gold in the PubWest […]

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., […]

Cover Reveal: Queen of Spades

Here’s our latest Forest Avenue Press cover, for Michael Shou-Yung Shum’s debut novel, Queen of Spades, due out Oct. 10, 2017. Designer Gigi Little shares the story of its creation on her blog. Based on the author’s experience working as a poker dealer, Queen of Spades is a modern re-telling of the classic Pushkin fable of the same name, […]