Acquisition: A Girl Called Rumi

Forest Avenue Press has acquired world English rights to A GIRL CALLED RUMI, the #ownvoices debut novel by Ari Honarvar, forthcoming in September 2021.  Kimia, a successful life coach, has made a career of running away from her past and living in the present moment. When her mother, who suffers from PTSD, wants to return to […]

Parts per Million website features character bios

Julia Stoops, the author of Parts per Million, has created an elaborate wesite for her debut novel. Partspermillion.net includes what you’d expect: art about the book, a full event schedule, ordering information, and more. But it also includes character sketches, bios, excerpts from each of the characters’ points of view, and a photo gallery. Julia also created […]

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.  

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 […]

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., […]