Lore Segal goes to Washington

Congress was granted a brief respite from heavier topics on June 25 as Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York officially honored Lore Segal and her 55-year career. Nadler noted, “What makes Segal’s writing so enduring […]

CCLA is hiring a Part Time Administrative Assistant

The Cynthia Cannell Literary Agency is a full-service literary agency in New York City active in both the national and the international publishing markets. We represent the authors of fiction as well as memoir, biography, […]

Elvia Wilk’s debut OVAL is officially here

Soft Skull Press released Elvia Wilk’s debut novel OVAL yesterday to hefty praise from NYLON (naming it one of “the best new books to read in June”),  The Millions, and Observer, which called the book […]

Barbara Hannah Grufferman’s LOVE YOUR AGE takes home a Gold Ippy Award!

Congratulations to AARP’s positive living expert Barbara Hannah Grufferman! Her book LOVE YOUR AGE (National Geographic, 2018) took home the Gold Prize in the New Age / Mind-Body-Spirit category of the 2019 Independent Publisher Book […]

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 […]

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. […]