A Powell’s Books Small Press Bestseller
- Paperback, 199 pages, $14
- Edited by Laura Stanfill
- Available online at Powell’s Books, Harvard Book Store, the Tattered Cover and around the world at 80 Espresso Book Machines
- Available in Portland, Oregon, at Annie Bloom’s Books, Powell’s Hawthorne and Powell’s City of Books
- Published October 2012
- Forest Avenue Press
- Portland, Oregon
- Genre: Writing Reference
Forest Avenue Press released its first title, a homegrown collection of essays and interviews about the writer’s life, in October 2012. Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life features essays and interviews about authors’ habits, frustrations and successes. It was named the Powell’s on Oregon Blog’s Book of the Year for 2012.
Brave on the Page includes author interviews with Kristy Athens, Jon Bell, Kim Cooper Findling, Sarah Cypher, Duncan Ellis, Michael Gettel-Gilmartin, Shasta Kearns Moore, Lauren Kessler, Matt Love, Stephen O’Donnell, Liz Prato, Scott Sparling, Julia Stoops, Crystal Wood and Yuvi Zalkow.
Flash essays on who, what, when, where, why or how we write were contributed by Stevan Allred, Brian M. Biggs, Emma Burcart, Steve Denniston, S.B. Elliott, Kristen Forbes, Kate Gray, Dian Greenwood, Robert Hill, Sherri H. Hoffman, Harold L. Johnson, Bart King, Amber Krieger, Christi Krug, Gigi Little, Mary Milstead, Gina Ochsner, Martha Ragland, Joanna Rose, Nicole Marie Schreiber, Liz Scott, Jackie Shannon Hollis, Laura Stanfill, Tammy Lynne Stoner, Nancy Townsley, Gregg Townsley and Kristi Wallace Knight.
Due to its commitment to supporting community bookstores, Forest Avenue Press uses the Espresso Book Machine at Powell’s in Portland as its printer and primary distributor. Brave on the Page is available made to order at Espresso Book Machines around the world, or online through one of eight independent bookstores.
For more information, see the Forest Avenue Press blog or email the editor at laurastanfill at hotmail dot com.