The Hour of Daydreams: Finalist for the New American Voices Award

PORTLAND, OREGON—Renee Macalino Rutledge’s debut novel, The Hour of Daydreams (Forest Avenue Press),has been selected as one of three finalists for the Institute for Immigration Research New American Voices Award. This is the award’s inaugural year. In the Distance by Hernán Díaz (Coffee House)–a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize–and The Immigrant’s Refrigerator by Elena Georgiou (GenPop) are also […]

Favorite Activist Titles?

Parts per Million is in Book Riot this week! Read staff writer Marîa Cristina Garcîa Lynch’s post here. If you have a favorite activist fiction title, share it in the comments of the Book Riot page and next week, a post about the results will appear on the site.

Book launch! PARTS PER MILLION is now out

Forest Avenue Press welcomes Parts per Million by Julia Stoops into the world today! Robert Newman, author of The Fountain at the Center of the World, said: “Parts per Million effortlessly weaves the personal with the political in this relentless page-turner. Part psychological thriller, part hard-boiled noir, the characters are fresh, real and alive. With a lightness of touch and an […]

COVER REVEAL: The Alehouse at the End of the World

Hurray! It’s another big day over at Forest Avenue Press, following The Rumpus sharing an excerpt of Parts per Million, Powell’s Books naming our press as one of its top 24 favorite small presses… and now a cover reveal!     Our designer Gigi Little wrote about creating this image over on her blog, so check […]

Excerpt in The Rumpus

  The Rumpus published an excerpt of Parts per Million by Julia Stoops, with original color art by Gabriel Liston. The scene is a protest, based on a real one held in Portland, Oregon, in 2002. Read the excerpt here. Parts per Million launches April 10, with events beginning on April 11.