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Ellen Urbani – Landfall

Ellen Urbani’s debut novel Landfall pits two adolescent girls against myriad dangers, both physical and psychological, all set in motion by the disastrous experience of Hurricane Katrina. Drawing from harrowing events documented about post-Katrina New Orleans and her own experience in the treatment of trauma survivors, Urbani follows Rose and Rosy as they navigate the

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September 7, 2015

Laura Stanfill, Forest Avenue Press

Welcome to Late Night Conversation. This week Paul talks to Laura Stanfill, fiction writer and founder of Forest Avenue Press. Topics include: espresso book machines, Forest Avenue’s upcoming titles, getting books into readers’ hands, building relationships with local bookstores,  publishing your former teachers, and defining literary citizenship. Go to your local bookstores and go to

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January 7, 2014

The Makings of a Regional Press: In Conversation with Laura Stanfill

Forest Avenue Press, an Oregon independent publisher founded in 2012, recently released A Simplified Map of the Real World by Stevan Allred—a debut novel that has received well-deserved praise. Instead of brief cameo appearances by characters, Allred explores people in-depth: an in-the-closet man living in the middle of Mormon territory finds his soulmate in the most unexpected

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November 20, 2013

Rookie Report: Stevan Allred

A Simplified Map of the Real World Forest Avenue Press September, 2013 __________ He was a logger, a farmer, a trader, a schemer, and a loud-mouthed, cocksure, bourbon-swilling barnyard bully of a man used to getting his own way. He could out-work, out-think, and out-fight damn near anybody he ever ran up against. He scared

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September 13, 2013

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