Summer Park Readings

Summer Park Readings

Hey friends, We’re hosting a couple of fun outdoor readings this summer with some of our favorite writers. These events are sponsored by Outlet, the amazing and charming new studio space of Portland artist, Kate Bingaman-Burt. Her space will serve as a backup, in case...
Future Tense Favorites of 2016

Future Tense Favorites of 2016

So, yeah, the year 2016 was a cold, clammy fever dream of a shitshow, but in the world of books, there was still too much goodness! While we look forward to 2017 and prepare for whatever craziness is in store, a bunch of us at Future Tense want to share with you our...
Our Summer 2017 Jam: Tatiana Ryckman

Our Summer 2017 Jam: Tatiana Ryckman

Okay, folks. We got your summer reading jam locked and loaded for 2017. We’re happy to announce that our next paperback release will be a beautiful and amazing book by Tatiana Ryckman titled I Don’t Think of You (Until I Do). As with many of our favorite...
Read Meredith Now. Get Ready For Lutz Later.

Read Meredith Now. Get Ready For Lutz Later.

It’s been so exciting to see people loving up on the Meredith Alling book. Sing the Song is perfect for fighting those winter blahs. Every time I hand it to an unsuspecting reader, they start reading and their eyes just LIGHT UP! If you don’t know the...
The Alling is Coming!

The Alling is Coming!

Meredith Alling’s debut collection of stories, Sing the Song, is out in just under two weeks! We got some early review copies and it looks fantastic! Catch Meredith at a couple of L.A. events this month: The first is a reading and conversation with Siel Ju at...
Sapling Interview with Kevin Sampsell

Sapling Interview with Kevin Sampsell

Recently, Sapling, the email newsletter from Black Lawrence Press, interviewed publisher and editor Kevin Sampsell about Future Tense. Thanks to them for letting us share it with you. This week Sapling talks with Kevin Sampsell at Future Tense Books. Sapling: What...
Future Tense at AWP!

Future Tense at AWP!

Future Tense at AWP We’re excited to be at AWP in Los Angeles this week. In fact, we kick off Thursday morning with a special 25-year anniversary reading. After that, please come see us at table #106. We’ll have lots of copies of all our recent books....
Say hello to our next author, Meredith Alling.

Say hello to our next author, Meredith Alling.

We’re so excited to announce that our next full-length book, coming out in November, will be Sing The Song, a collection of short stories by Meredith Alling. We just accepted it live on Twitter and the instant feedback has been fun to watch. It only took...
Live Announcement of Next Book on Twitter on March 17th!

Live Announcement of Next Book on Twitter on March 17th!

We’re excited to announce the release of our next full-length book (publishing in November), and we’re doing it in an unusual way. On Thursday, March  17th at noon Pacific time, Future Tense Books will announce the acceptance of our next book on Twitter (via our...
The Folly is Unleashed!

The Folly is Unleashed!

Happy release day (March 8th) to Monica Drake’s beautiful new baby, the story collection, The Folly of Loving Life. We’re very excited about this wonderful collection of linked stories. It’s especially wonderful because it’s such a Portland...