Literary Arts Fellowship 2014

We are so grateful to Oregon Literary Arts for naming Forest Avenue Press as one of its 2014 Oregon Literary Fellowship recipients for publishing. The other recipients of the $2,500 fellowships include Toni Hanner of Eugene and Armin Tolentino of Portland for poetry; Robert Arellano of Talent and Sarah Marshall of Portland for fiction; Kristy […]

Anthology Title Announcement

Liz Prato, the editor of Forest Avenue Press’ upcoming short story anthology, has announced the collection’s official title: The Night, and the Rain, and the River The anthology, slated for a May release, attracted 167 submissions from around the state of Oregon and Southwest Washington, and Liz spent months culling through everyone’s work and whittling […]

A Few Days Left

Our submission window for an Oregon and southwest Washington short story anthology, slated for May 2014 publication, is open for a few more days. We will quit accepting stories at midnight, Pacific time, on Wednesday, July 31. Thanks to everyone who has submitted so far. We’ve had a wonderful turnout, and we’re especially excited to […]

Of Walking in Rain

I recently purchased a copy of Matt Love’s latest book, Of Walking in Rain, which is part essay, part journal, part treatise, part list, part history lesson, part poem, and all heart. It’s a beautiful meditation on all things wet–rain language, rain’s physicality, rain in literature, rain as a major feature of Oregon, rain as described […]

Announcing an Oregon Short Story Anthology

Forest Avenue Press is celebrating May, Short Story Month, by announcing an upcoming anthology of short stories by Oregon and Southwest Washington writers. The open submission period will run from June 1 to July 31. The collection will be edited by Liz Prato and is slated for release in May 2014. Prato, an acclaimed short story writer […]