Cherie Burns talks Boivin starfish with the NYT

CCLA author of Cherie Burns recently spoke with the New York Times about the mysterious ruby and amethyst starfish brooches at the center of her most recent book, DIVING FOR STARFISH: The Jeweler, the Actress, the Heiress, […]

THE WORLD IS A NARROW BRIDGE is “wonderfully zany” says NYTBR

Congratulations are in order for CCLA’s Aaron Thier, who received a terrific review from novelist Sharma Shields for his book THE WORLD IS A NARROW BRIDGE in this week’s New York Times Book Review. Shields writes that […]

Farrar, Straus and Giroux takes story collection and novel by Mary South

Cheers to Mary South! Farrar, Straus and Giroux will publish her debut story collection, YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN, in Spring 2019. In ten provocative, wistful,  fiercely intelligent and outlandishly funny stories, Mary South’s characters use technology […]

CCLA’s Lore Segal in Harper’s Magazine

The September 2018 issue of Harper’s features a stirring essay from CCLA author Lore Segal, which you can read here. “The Fountain Pen” will also appear in a forthcoming collection of Lore’s work, to be published by Melville […]

Soft Skull Press will publish Elvia Wilk’s debut OVAL

CCLA is thrilled to announce that writer and editor Elvia Wilk’s deeply imaginative debut novel OVAL will be published by Soft Skull Press in spring 2019. Speculative fiction in line with Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True […]

THE WORLD IS A NARROW BRIDGE by Aaron Thier is here

CCLA Author Aaron Thier’s newest novel THE WORLD IS A NARROW BRIDGE is just out from Bloomsbury. In this darkly comic road novel, a millennial couple faces the ultimate question: how to live and love […]

Lore Segal’s “Timely” OTHER PEOPLE’S HOUSES out in the UK

Lore Segal’s internationally acclaimed autobiographical novel OTHER PEOPLE’S HOUSES is out in a new edition from Sort of Books in the UK, timed to mark the 80th anniversary of the kindertransport. A beautiful, in-depth profile of […]

Jay Heinrich’s HOW TO ARGUE WITH A CAT forthcoming in German, French, and more

The book cats are trying to ban will soon be available in many languages around the world. Jay Heinrichs’s HOW TO ARGUE WITH A CAT: A Human’s Guide to the Art of Persuasion (Rodale, June 2018 / […]

Lore Segal in Epiphany’s Spring/Summer 2018 Issue

A new story from CCLA’s own Lore Segal titled “Days of Martinis and Forgetting” is featured in Epiphany magazine’s Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The flip-cover double issue contains five stories, six poems, and one essay selected by Epiphany’s stellar […]

Barbara Hannah Grufferman Shares Tips on Live with Kelly and Ryan

Barbara Hannah Grufferman, author of LOVE YOUR AGE (recently published by National Geographic) stopped by ABC’s Live with Kelly and Ryan last week to share her tips for aging beautifully. You can check her out in action […]