Forest Avenue Press

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Genres Published: 
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Autobiography/Memoir, BIPOC Voices, Cross-genre, LGBTQ Voices, Literary Fiction
Representative Authors: 
Stevan Allred, Dan Berne, Kate Gray, Ellen Urbani, Robert Hill, Jamie Duclos-Yourdon, Renee Macalino Rutledge, Michael Shou-Yung Shum
Book Types: 
Novel, Memoir
Paperback, E-book, Audio
Reading Period: 
Jan 3 to Feb 10
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Publishes Through Contests Only: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Titles per Year: 
1 to 5
Publishers Group West

Editorial Focus

Forest Avenue Press publishes literary fiction on a joyride and the occasional memoir. We especially love working with BIPOC, queer, neurodivergent, and disabled authors. 

Tips From the Editor

We love manuscripts that inspire delight and wonder, so we're not the best place for ragey stories or deeply sad ones. We love first-time authors and helping them learn about the industry as we move through every step of the publishing process. We look at memoirs on a request basis only and have no plans to host an open call for those. 

Contact Information

Laura Stanfill, Publisher
PO Box 80134
Portland, OR 97280
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Last updated: Dec 27, 2022