Read more of Elvia Wilk’s “extraordinarily accomplished” OVAL on Granta

The buzz for Elvia Wilk’s forthcoming debut novel OVAL (Soft Skull Press, June 2019) continues with an excerpt from the book’s opening pages posted today on Granta.com. The piece is part of the online edition of […]

Read an excerpt from Elvia Wilk’s OVAL in BOMB’s Winter 2019 issue

BOMB’s Winter 2019 issue is all about water, and, very happily for CCLA and Elvia Wilk, includes an excerpt from Elvia’s forthcoming novel OVAL (Soft Skull Press, June 2019), among other fascinating pieces and interviews. […]

Red Wheel/Weiser to publish ALCHEMICAL HEALING by Lorie Eve Dechar with Benjamin Fox

CCLA congratulates Lorie Eve Dechar and Benjamin Fox; We’re thrilled to announce that their book, ALCHEMICAL HEALING: A Medicine For the Soul of Our Time, will be published by Red Wheel/Weiser in Spring 2020. The book […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 / […]

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 […]

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 […]

New books for CCLA Author Aaron Thier

CCLA author Aaron Thier has not one but two books forthcoming! First up, a paperback edition of MR. ETERNITY, which the San Francisco Chronicle hailed as “[a] sharp, inventive and compassionate novel . . . to be savored […]

A Third Edition forthcoming of THANK YOU FOR ARGUING: What What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion

Jay Heinrichs’s book, THANK YOU FOR ARGUING: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion, will be republished in a third edition by Crown/Three Rivers Press next summer. One of […]