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 […]

The Royal Abduls by Ramiza Koya

Forest Avenue Press has acquired THE ROYAL ABDULS, Ramiza Shamoun Koya’s debut novel about the effects of 9/11 on an Indian-American family in Washington, D.C., for publication in spring 2020. THE ROYAL ABDULS tells the story of eleven-year-old Omar and his aunt Amina, an evolutionary biologist who moves near her brother’s family after years of […]

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 […]

COVER REVEAL: The Alehouse at the End of the World

Hurray! It’s another big day over at Forest Avenue Press, following The Rumpus sharing an excerpt of Parts per Million, Powell’s Books naming our press as one of its top 24 favorite small presses… and now a cover reveal!     Our designer Gigi Little wrote about creating this image over on her blog, so check […]