New Story Collection FAT TIME Coming from Jeffery Renard Allen

CCLA is thrilled to announce that Graywolf Press will publish a new collection of stories, FAT TIME, by PEN/Faulkner Award finalist Jeffery Renard Allen in 2020. Encompassing ten short stories, the collection is loosely linked around […]

CCLA author Sara Jaffe’s story “Unsafe is Not a Feeling” on The Offing

Anyone looking for an apropos election day read will do well with CCLA author Sara Jaffe’s excellent new story “Unsafe is Not a Feeling,” which just posted on the Offing. Congratulations to Sara, and big […]

Lore Segal’s MITZI is back!

Congratulations to Lore Segal, whose classic children’s book TELL ME A MITZI is back in print today from Dover. The book, which features the original illustrations by Harriet Pincus and was first published in 1970 […]

Lucy Ives’ IMPOSSIBLE VIEWS OF THE WORLD reviewed by NYTBR,, and more!

Stella Krakus, the protagonist of Lucy Ives’ recently published novel IMPOSSIBLE VIEWS OF THE WORLD, may be having the roughest week in approximately ever, but Lucy is having a stellar month. Since its release on August […]

Jill Eisenstadt Interviewed by Vulture and NYTBR’s Podcast

It’s been quite the week for CCLA’s Jill Eisenstadt and her latest novel. A fantastic “175 Minutes with…Jill Eisenstadt” profile posted on, in which Jill discusses the inspiration behind the novel and visits some […]

Jane Brox’s FIVE THOUSAND DAYS LIKE THIS ONE in NYT’s “Dear Match Book”

Looking for books about the environment? Search no further than the wonderful titles included in yesterday’s “Dear Match Book” section of the New York Times, including CCLA’s very own Jane Brox’s memoir FIVE THOUSAND DAYS LIKE THIS […]

Cat Persuasion Book Forthcoming from Rhetoric Expert Jay Heinrichs

Jay Heinrichs, author of the New York Times bestseller THANK YOU FOR ARGUING (forthcoming soon in an updated third edition from Crown Books), has a new guide to rhetoric coming in 2018 from Penguin Press UK, entitled HOW […]

Happy Pub Day to Jill Eisenstadt & SWELL!

Congratulations to Jill Eisenstadt, whose novel SWELL is out in hardcover today from Little Brown/Lee Boudreaux Books! As a fantastic profile from the Associated Press notes, SWELL is Jill’s first novel in 26 years, and […]

Lore Segal Featured on

On the heels of her wonderful story in The New Yorker, a beautiful personal essay by CCLA author Lore Segal, “There is Always War Somewhere,” posted today on Click here to read this moving piece […]

Aaron Thier is a Semi-finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor

More congratulations are due to CCLA author Aaron Thier! His novel MR. ETERNITY (out in paperback from Bloomsbury on June 13th) is a semi-finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. The winner will be […]