'Cat Person' author's debut sells into 23 territories

The debut short story collection by ‘Cat Person’ author Kristen Roupenian has been snapped up in 23 territories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cat Person author's debut book sparks flurry of international publishing deals

Following her viral short story hit, Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This has been sold to Cape in the UK, with the US auction said to be topping $1mKristen Roupenian, whose short story about a relationship turned sour, Cat Person, set the internet on fire last week, has sold her debut... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Phenomenal' Hammad debut sells to Cape and 11 other territories

An “extraordinary” debut novel, The Parisian, from 27-year-old London-born writer Isabella Hammad is making waves with 11 international territories sold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Fewer Debut Novels Selling, What Do Editors Want To Tell Authors?

In a tightening market for fiction and especially for debut authors looking for that big break, editors can be choosier–and many are more dependent than ever on literary agents to find their next debuts. The post With Fewer Debut Novels Selling, What Do Editors Want To Tell Authors? appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Cat Person’ Author, Kristen Roupenian, Gets 7-Figure Book Deal

Kristen Roupenian, the author of “Cat Person,” a fiction piece in The New Yorker that became a viral phenomenon, has agreed to a two-book deal. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cape scoops 'Cat Person' writer Roupenian's debut

Jonathan Cape has scooped the debut book from Kristen Roupenian, the author of 'Cat Person', a short story published in the New Yorker this week which went viral and triggered a wave of media coverage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Swedish debut sells in 26 territories

Swedish author Elisabeth Norebäck, whose domestic noir debut amassed a string of deals during this year's London Book Fair, has now sold in 26 territories and has attracted interest from the film industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Update: Swedish Crime Writer’s Debut Book Sells to 10 Territories

Lina Bengtsdotter's crime novel Annabelle is a hit with rights buyers. The book also has its own song by the author's sister and pop singer, Petra Brohäll. The post Rights Update: Swedish Crime Writer’s Debut Book Sells to 10 Territories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic sells Woods' debut to 10 territories

Scholastic UK has bought two books from Australian writer Matilda Woods and has sold her debut to 10 territories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Debut Novel By A Queer Author

Find a new author to follow or the first book your fave wrote with this list of debut novels by queer authors for the 2020 Read Harder Challenge. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-18 11:31:50 UTC ]
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Doubleday signs debut author Anna Bailey in 'major' pre-empt

Doubleday has signed a "major" pre-emptive deal for world rights in two books from Anna Bailey with the first offers already in from France and Italy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 15:35:31 UTC ]
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Serpent's Tail signs two-book deal with debut author Alice Ash

Serpent’s Tail has acquired an "irresistibly surreal" debut short story collection by Alice Ash. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 21:39:09 UTC ]
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Avon signs debut author Hannah Sunderland in two-book deal

HarperCollins has snapped up two women’s fiction books by debut author Hannah Sunderland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 02:55:49 UTC ]
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Myriad bags graphic novels from Williams and Slattery as it launches debut author contest

Myriad Editions has bagged a pair of "graphic medicine" books from Ian Williams and Zara Slattery, as the publisher launches its 2020 Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 01:44:47 UTC ]
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Aria takes two from debut author Olivia Lara

Head of Zeus imprint Aria Fiction has snared a "sweepingly romantic" debut by Olivia Lara in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 01:16:54 UTC ]
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Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle sells company to PRH

Eric Carle, the author and illustrator behind such children's classics as The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has decided at the age of 90 to sell his company to Penguin Random House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 09:00:10 UTC ]
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Chicken House lands MG mystery series by debut author Holly Rivers

Chicken House has struck a three-book deal with debut author Holly Rivers for her middle-grade mystery series, Demelza and the Spectre Detectors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 23:08:40 UTC ]
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Debut YA by Member of Chippewa Tribe Sells in Seven-Figure Deal

'The Firekeeper's Daughter' by Angeline Boulleywas acquired by Tiffany Liao at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers after a 12-bidder auction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's author Polly Ho-Yen joins Titan with adult debut

Titan Books has signed Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and Blue Peter Book Award shortlisted author Polly Ho-Yen's debut adult novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 16:28:19 UTC ]
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