Coming in 2019: Liar by Rob Roberge

Coming in 2019: Liar by Rob Roberge

I’m super excited to announce that we’ve acquired the paperback rights to one of my favorite memoirs, Liar by Rob Roberge. It originally came out in hardcover in January, 2016 from Crown and received many excited reviews. I read it when it first came out...
Genevieve Hudson Cover Reveal!

Genevieve Hudson Cover Reveal!

We’re currently working on finishing up the last edits on Genevieve’s upcoming story collection, Pretend We Live Here, and it will be released on July 24th. Pre-ordering to come (in June). The cover design is being done by Jess Vande Werken and the cover...
Our Upcoming 2018 Books

Our Upcoming 2018 Books

We’re hyped up about the two new books we have planned for 2018. First off, this summer will be the release of Genevieve Hudson’s debut collection of short stories, Pretend We Live Here. Hudson’s vivid fiction explore youth, sexuality, gender, home,...
Instant Future Chapbooks!

Instant Future Chapbooks!

A couple of years ago, we decided to do an eBook experiment called Instant Future Books. The idea was to see what we could learn about the viability of eBooks and their readership by publishing exclusive essays and stories. What we learned is that the worlds of...
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...