Kate Gray Reads at Poison Pen LGBTQ Series

A new reading series, founded by Rhiannon “Dexter” Flowers to showcase LGBTQ writers and friends, begins at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21, at Crush Bar, 1400 S.E. Morrison Street. Readers include Kate Gray, author of the newly-released Carry The Sky, a Kindle bestseller in the literary gay and lesbian fiction category; Carter Sickels, author of The Evening Hour and winner of The Lambda Literary […]

Writing Under Pressure

Christi Craig of Writing Under Pressure interviewed Kate Gray, author of Carry the Sky; comment before tomorrow for a chance to win a book. “Grief is like the crystal from a chandelier,” Kate writes in response to one of Christi’s questions. “It takes your pain and projects it in many directions at once. Taylor and Song are […]

Blurb: Stevan Allred

It’s fitting that our very last blurb reveal for Carry the Sky by Kate Gray is by Stevan Allred, author of A Simplified Map of the Real World, our first Forest Ave fiction selection. Kate, Stevan, and Joanna will appear on Late Night Debut in November, and they’re reading together at 7 p.m. on Nov. 5 at […]

Blurb: Davis Slater

We’re continuing to release blurbs of Kate Gray’s debut novel, Carry the Sky, now trickling into bookstores near you in advance of our Sept. 1 publication date. Today’s blurb is from Davis Slater, author of the dark southern masterpiece, Selling Sin at the Hoot-Possum Auction, and a regular part of the crowd at many Portland author events. We’re so grateful […]

Carry the Sky Tops Bustle’s List of Best High School-Set Books

Kate Gray’s Carry the Sky, our Sept. 1 release, was recently featured at the top of the list of eleven popular must-read high school books in Bustle magazine. It’s amazing exposure for Forest Avenue Press to have a book listed with Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld and The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, among other wonderful books. Here’s […]