Nicola Morris

Morris is the author of a book of essays, The Golem as Metaphor in Jewish American Literature. Her poems, stories, and essays have appeared in anthologies and in print and web-based literary journals. In addition to teaching in Goddard College’s MFA in Creative Writing Program, she teaches in the English Department at SUNY Cortland.



Aimee Liu

Photo by Charles DruckerPhoto by Charles DruckerLiu is author of the novels Flash House, Cloud Mountain, and Face (all Warner Books) and the memoirs Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders (Grand Central) and Solitaire (Harper & Row). Her books have been translated into more than a dozen languages. She also has co-authored more than seven books on health and psychological topics. Liu is a past president of PEN USA and lives in Los Angeles. Click here to visit Liu's Web site.


Books published by CIAL:

Alchemy of the Word: Writers Talk About Writing