Publishers Weekly’s Northwest Focus

Forest Avenue Press is among the Northwest publishers in the latest Publishers Weekly special section, out on newsstands on Nov. 21. Here’s an excerpt: Brian Juenemann, executive director of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, says that there are “some new smaller players” on the publishing scene that “are really energetic and smart.” He singles out Laura […]

New Acquisition: Parts Per Million by Julia Stoops

Forest Avenue Press has acquired world rights to Parts Per Million, Julia Stoops’s debut novel, a richly layered story of loss and transformation that plays out within the subculture of radical activism. Parts Per Million, shortlisted for the PEN Bellwether Prize, is slated for publication in spring 2018. Set in Portland, Oregon, during the Bush […]

Read all about it in Entropy Magazine!

Entropy Magazine interviewed Publisher Laura Stanfill for its Small Press Database series. Forest Avenue is interview #102 of this thoughtful project that is an intensely useful resource for authors and readers. Here’s a taste: We feel very strongly about publishing debut novels, especially because we have the ability to get them into independent bookstores across the […]

Acquisition: Queen of Spades by Michael Shou-Yung Shum

Forest Avenue Press has acquired world rights for Queen of Spades, the debut novel by Michael Shou-Yung Shum, tentatively slated for publication in Spring 2018. 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, a highly stylized tale set in a Seattle-area casino that combines elements […]

Kaplan/DeFiore Rights Represents Forest Avenue

Forest Avenue Press is thrilled to announce Linda Kaplan of Kaplan/DeFiore Rights will be handling its foreign rights, as reported in today’s Publishers Lunch. Linda has nearly thirty years of subsidiary rights experience and has licensed across all categories including children’s books, history, science, cooking, craft, spirituality and self-help as well as literary and commercial fiction. She […]