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 […]

Late Night Debut

Authors Joanna Rose, Little Miss Strange, and Stevan Allred, A Simplified Map of the Real World, discuss Kate Gray’s debut novel, Carry the Sky, on Late Night Debut, a podcast series curated by Late Night Library and hosted by Amber Keller. Listen to the episode here. Stevan and Joanna are co-teachers at the Pinewood Table, […]

Beth Kephart on Carry the Sky

Author Beth Kephart wrote a beautiful, gracious blog post about Forest Avenue Press and Kate Gray‘s Carry the Sky. Here’s part of what she had to say: “Yesterday and early this morning I’ve been reading Carry the Sky, this newly launched novel. Gray is a poet all right—a fierce one, a smart one, a writer who knows […]