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 The piece is part of the online edition of […]

Elvia Wilk’s OVAL excerpted on The White Review

In especially good news for those who can relate to locker room angst, a terrific excerpt from Elvia Wilks’ forthcoming novel OVAL (Soft Skull Press, June 2019) just posted on The White Review. Oval has […]

Lore Segal in The New Yorker’s latest issue

“Dandelion,” a lovely new piece from CCLA’s own Lore Segal, is the featured story in this week’s issue of The New Yorker. Lore’s newest book, The Journal I Did Not Keep: New and Selected Writing, […]

SILENCE is “like finding the Advil bottle in the medicine cabinet” says NYTBR

Gal Beckerman has given Jane Brox’s newest book SILENCE (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, January 2019) a beautiful review in the New York Times Book Review.  Deckerman notes that SILENCE is “[A] clever bit of counterprogramming,” and […]

Jane Brox’s newest book SILENCE is here

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published Jane Brox’s newest book SILENCE: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives yesterday, and a riveting excerpt was also posted on Longreads to match. Recently heralded by […]

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. […]

Need a winter binge watch? Try The Final Table – and look out for Sam Sifton

New York Times food editor and CCLA author Sam Sifton is a guest judge on Netflix’s newest cooking competition, The Final Table. All 10 episodes are available to stream now, and you can catch Sam on […]

Sara Jaffe is the recipient of Triple Canopy’s 2018 commission

We’re thrilled that CCLA author Sara Jaffe is this year’s co-recipient of Triple Canopy‘s ninth annual call for proposals. Per the official announcement, “The magazine invited writers of fiction and poetry to propose projects for […]

Jeffery Renard Allen featured in T: The New York Times Style Magazine

CCLA’s own Jeffery Renard Allen was recently featured in a gorgeous piece by Ayana Mathis on 32 black male writers in T: The New York Times Style Magazine. In addition to profiling these thinkers who are […]

Judy Bernstein and Alephonsion Deng’s DISTURBED IN THEIR NESTS publishing today

One of The San Diego Union Tribune’s “Top 10 book picks this season,” DISTURBED IN THEIR NESTS by Judy Bernstein and Alephonsion Deng is out today from Blackstone. When he arrived in America at 19 years […]