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 […]

“Simplified” Authors at Annie Bloom’s Wednesday

PORTLAND – Ten years ago, at Portland State’s Haystack Summer Sessions writing program, three local authors challenged each other to use a “simplified” Rand McNally classroom world map in their fiction. Now, in honor of the publication of Kate Gray’s Carry the Sky, which features a simplified map chapter, all three will be reading from the resulting […]

PNBA Wrapup

Forest Avenue Press exhibited at the fall Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association tradeshow in Tacoma, Washington–and wow, did we have a great time meeting lots of booksellers, librarians, authors, reps, and other bookish people. Authors Dan Berne, Kate Gray, and Ellen Urbani helped staff the booth during the three-day tradeshow event at the Hotel Murano. The next one will […]

Rowing-Themed Boston Reading: Henriette Power and Kate Gray

Henriette Lazaridis Power, author of The Clover House, and Kate Gray, author of Carry the Sky, will read together at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Newtonville Books in Newton, Massachusetts. Kate will read rowing-themed passages from her debut novel, and Henriette will read from her collection of essays on rowing. Radio personality Jeb Sharp, of “The World,” will join them […]