Cherise Wolas is the author of The Resurrection of Joan Ashby, a semifinalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Debut Fiction Prize, an Indie Next Great Reads Pick, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, a Best Novel and Best Debut Novel by Kirkus Reviews, a Top 10 novel of 2017 by Booklist, among many other accolades.
The Resurrection of Joan Ashby has been published in the UK, and will be published in Poland, Turkey, Israel, and France, and other countries.
The Family Tabor, her second novel, is forthcoming on July 17, 2018, from Flatiron Books, and on (tba) 2018 from The Borough Press.
She is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and was a feature film and television story editor and development executive. She received a JD from Loyola Law School and practiced law in Los Angeles and New York. She cofounded a film company where she acquired and developed scripts, stories, and novels, and produced movies. She lives with her husband in New York City.