The Night, and the Rain, and the River at the Grange

The annual Writers’ Night at the Springwater Grange featured authors Robin Cody, Stevan Allred, and Joanna Rose on Saturday, April 19. Robin read pieces of his debut novel, Ricochet River, recently named one of the top forty Northwest books by Powell’s staffers. Stevan shared a new version of “The Painted Man,” a story in his linked […]

Writers’ Night Features Robin Cody, Joanna Rose, Stevan Allred

“The Night, and the Rain, and the River:  Taut Tales from the Northwest” is the theme for the twelfth annual Writers Night, sponsored by The Estacada Area Arts Commission.  The event returns to the Springwater Grange, 24591 S. Springwater Road, at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 19.  This year’s event will feature Joanna Rose and two authors […]

Estacada in Fiction

Robin Cody and Stevan Allred kicked off the 2014 Mountain Writers Series last Wednesday night at The Press Club. Both of them have written work inspired by Estacada, Oregon–Robin’s in his acclaimed novel Ricochet River and Stevan’s in his linked short story collection, A Simplified Map of the Real World. Special thanks to Sandra and the Mountain […]

Hear Stevan Allred and Robin Cody on Wednesday

We are very excited to announce that Stevan Allred and Robin Cody will kick off the 2014 Mountain Writers Series with readings at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at The Press Club, 2621 SE Clinton St., Portland. Suggested donation: $5. Stevan approached Robin, one of Oregon’s great writers,  around the publication of A Simplified Map […]

PNBA Features Brave on the Page

In the midst of all the wonderful pre-release hubbub this week, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association posted a “Face Out” about Forest Avenue Press’ first release, Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life. Read the piece here. We didn’t know about the PNBA and all the great things they do until […]