Blurb: Jon Bell

Jon Bell is the author of a book on one of Oregon’s most well-known features: Mount Hood. His first book, On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon’s Perilous Peak, was published by Sasquatch Books in 2011, and the paperback version launched earlier this year. When thinking about Oregon writers, writers who get this state, writers who attract […]

PNBA Features Brave on the Page

In the midst of all the wonderful pre-release hubbub this week, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association posted a “Face Out” about Forest Avenue Press’ first release, Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life. Read the piece here. We didn’t know about the PNBA and all the great things they do until […]

Brave on the Page Now on Amazon

Brave on the Page, Forest Avenue Press’ first release, is now available online through Amazon and Barnes & Noble. If you’ve read the book, please consider leaving a review at one or both sites. It’d be great to get another wave of excitement going about this homegrown anthology. If you haven’t read it, now there are […]

Lovely Evening at Rain or Shine

It was a pleasure to hear Julia Stoops, Steve Denniston, Mary Milstead, and Sherri H. Hoffman read from their work Thursday night at the Rain or Shine Coffee House in Southeast Portland. Special thanks to Bill Cameron, host of the Thursday Night Reading Series. All four speakers contributed to Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on […]

Annual Springwater Grange Event Features Brave on the Page Contributors

The Estacada Area Arts Commission is sponsoring its eleventh annual Writers Night at the Springwater Grange at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 20. The Springwater Grange is located at  24591 S. Springwater Road, near the town of Estacada. This year’s event will feature Jon Bell, author of On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon’s Perilous Peak. Bell will […]