Cassie E. Brown
CCAA Participation Year: 2020-2021
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Speculative Fiction
"The Author Academy changed my life. With the opportunity provided, with the commitment of my mentor, I was able to establish the habits and mindset of a working author. The growth was enormous. I identify as a writer now."
CCAA Participation Year: 2017-2018
Genre: Fiction and Personal Essay
CCAA Participation Year:2015-2016
"Being in the program was challenging, exciting, rewarding, and unforgettable!"
CCAA Participation Year: 2015-2016
Genre: YA and Historical Fiction
"The CCAA is a community of mentors and learners, yet so much more. It’s the coach that teaches you to swim, then shows you how to win the race."