City of Weird events

City of Weird: 30 Otherworldly Portland Tales, edited by Gigi Little, comes out on Oct. 11. Portland Monthly named the collection to its October Pop Culture Hot List, and Booklist said, “These stories range from highly speculative to more mainstream, from upbeat to cynical, silly to serious; stories of love and loss, humor and pathos, from the bizarre […]

Cover Reveal: City of Weird

Today is cover reveal day for City of Weird: 30 Otherworldly Portland Stories, edited by Gigi Little and forthcoming in October 2016. The octopus monster is featured in “Octopocalypse,” a story by Brigitte Winter. Other contributors include Stevan Allred, Jonah Barrett, Doug Chase, Sean Davis, Susan DeFreitas, Rene Denfeld, Dan DeWeese, Art Edwards, Stefanie Freele, Jonathan […]

City of Weird Features 30 Supernatural and Sci-Fi Portland Stories

City of Weird: 30 Otherworldly Portland Tales, edited by Gigi Little, is forthcoming in October 2016. City of Weird conjures what we fear: death, darkness, ghosts. Hungry sea monsters and alien slime molds. Blood drinkers and game show hosts. Set in Portland, Oregon, these thirty stories blend imagination, literary writing, and pop culture into a cohesive […]

Cover Reveal: The Remnants

Our next title, Robert Hill’s The Remnants, takes place in the twilight years of a small town. As two near-centenarian citizens prepare for their annual birthday tea, a third vows to interrupt the proceedings with a bold declaration. The Remnants cartwheels rambunctiously through the lives of wood-splitters, garment-menders, and chervil farmers, while exposing an electrical […]


Forest Avenue Press is open for national novel submissions through March 5, seeking two literary novels for our 2017 catalog. Our titles are infused with a fresh, complex, sometimes nutty, and often-wondrous approach to storytelling. Forest Avenue Press titles are distributed by Legato Publishers Group, a division of Perseus Books Group. For more about our […]