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 […]

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 […]

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 […]