Cherise Wolas is the author of The Resurrection of Joan Ashby, nominated for the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award, 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 and Paperback Row Selection, named a Best Novel and Best Debut Novel of the year by Kirkus Reviews, named a Top 10 novel of 2017 by Booklist, in addition to receiving among many other accolades.
The Resurrection of Joan Ashby has been published in the UK, Poland, and Turkey, and is forthcoming in Israel, France, China, and other countries.
The Family Tabor, her second novel, was an ABA Indie Next Great Reads Pick in hardcover and in paperback, a New York Times Book Review Paperback Row Selection, is available wherever books are sold in the US and the UK, and will be translated into a variety of languages.
She has a BFA and a JD, was a feature film and television story editor and development executive, practiced law in California and New York, and founded a film company, where she acquired and developed scripts, stories, and novels, and produced movies. She began writing fiction in crayons at the age of four. BookPage has named her one of the 11 Women to Watch in 2018. She lives with her husband and a feline named Henry the Lovebug in New York City.