Bookshelf News

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2017 by Becky Ruden

Voorhies’s book is partly a series of case studies on watershed shows of the last fifty years — shows that, in his view, “relie[d] upon and utilize[d] the exhibition form and art’s critical potential within that form.”

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Laura Kenney

Lucky Boy
G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2017
Paperback, 480 pages, $27

Writing professor Shanthi Sekaran's novel is a story about two women in Northern California: an undocumented Mexican woman and an Indian-American wife. Both are bound together by their love for the same boy.

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Laura Kenney

Tenebroso: El Ultimo Immortal
Planeta Publishing, 2016
Paperback, 224 pages, $11.95

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Laura Kenney

Winter Park
Atmosphere Press, 2016
Paperback, 272 pages, $14.95

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Laura Kenney

The Oliver Stone Experience
Harry N. Abrams, 2016
Hardcover, 480 pages, $50

Designed by Design faculty member Martin Venezky, this book is a collection of conversations with author Matt Zoller Zeitz, featuring hundreds of photographs from director Oliver Stone's personal archive and from his many films.

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Laura Kenney

Design a Better Business: New Tools, Skills, and Mindset for Strategy and Innovation
Wiley, 2016
Paperback, 272 pages, $35

Coauthored by Design MBA faculty member Lisa Kay Solomon and alum Justin Lokitz (DMBA 2014), along with three others, this book stitches together a complete design journey.

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Laura Kenney

Symbols: A Handbook for Seeing
The Monicelli Press, 2016
Paperback, 256 pages, $40

A pictorial reference book for artists and designers. Graphic Design faculty members Mark Fox and Angie Wang survey sources both historical and contemporary, high and low, revealing the narrative riches of symbolism found in a range of media and across times, places, and cultures.

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Laura Kenney

Natural Color: Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for Your Home and Wardrobe
Ten Speed Press / Watson-Guptill, 2016
Hardcover, 272 pages, $30

Organized by season, this book by Textiles faculty member Sasha Duerr is a guide to the full range of available plant dyes -- drawn from commonly found fruits, flowers, trees, and herbs -- with accompanying projects.

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2016 by Benjamin Austin

Molly Prentiss with Tom Barbash reading at Green Apple Books, spring 2016

Molly Prentiss graduated from CCA's MFA Program in Writing in 2010. Her first novel, Tuesday Nights in 1980 (Scout Press, a new imprint of Simon & Schuster), has debuted to rave reviews. A native of Santa Cruz, she now lives in New York.

“In one sentence, Ms. Prentiss captures a sense of intoxication and possibility that six seasons of voice-overs from Sarah Jessica Parker never could .  . . .  Ms. Prentiss concludes her novel on a note that’s both ethereal and brutally realistic. She cauterizes wounds, but they’re still visible and bare. But for her characters -- for this promising author -- it’s enough.”

-- The New York Times

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by Jim Norrena

"Robot Umbrella," Eve Skylar, contributor

The new issue of Eleven Eleven, the biannual journal of literature and art published through CCA's MFA Program in Writing, is available to read at!

"The aim of the publication is to provide a forum for risk and experimentation and to serve as an exchange between writers and artists," explains longtime faculty editor Hugh Behm-Steinberg,

Ongoing Tribute to Burmese Writers

A new feature of Eleven Eleven now includes a section devoted to Burmese writers. Starting with issue 18, Eleven Eleven will feature several Burmese writers (both in Burmese and in English translation) in all forthcoming online issues.