'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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'Three Women' author Lisa Taddeo's debut novel is fearless. So what is she afraid of?

Lisa Taddeo, whose book "Three Women" broke the mold of immersive journalism, talks about her first novel, "Animal," and the struggle to write and live. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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In-Person Author Tours Won't Be Back Anytime Soon

There are a number of big questions to be answered and logistics to be ironed out before authors hit the road again. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Knopf's Jackson Sells Debut Novel for Rumored Seven Figures

In a deal rumored to be in the seven figure-range, Knopf editor Jenny Jackson sold her debut novel to Pam Dorman, who has an eponymous imprint at Penguin Random House. 'Pineapple Street' follows three sisters who are members of a wealthy family, and is slated to be released in early 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Naisbitt, futurist and best-selling author of ‘Megatrends,’ dies at 92

His forecasts of trends in business and society led to a series of best-selling books. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Publicists get inventive to boost debut authors during 'tough' lockdown

Resourceful publicists are having to be inventive to launch debuts as the lockdown rumbles on and shops remain closed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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50 years later, ‘The Monster at the End of This Book’ is still selling — and inspiring authors

The children’s book has influence out of proportion with its 24 pages and its cardboard cover devoid of medallions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Osman becomes first debut author to land Christmas No 1

The Thursday Murder Club sees off titles by Barack Obama and David Walliams in chaotic week for Britain’s book tradeRichard Osman’s cosy mystery about a group of elderly sleuths, The Thursday Murder Club, has become the first debut novel ever to become the Christmas No 1, selling a remarkable... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-22 15:00:18 UTC ]
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John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89

Breaking from the James Bond mold, he turned the spy novel into high art as he explored the moral compromises of agents on both sides of the Iron curtain. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-12-14 16:04:51 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio pre-empts two from debut author Amanda Block

Hodder Studio has pre-empted two books from Amanda Block, including her debut The Lost Storyteller, which will be published in July 2021 in hardback, e-book and audiobook. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-10 15:06:19 UTC ]
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Personalized Postcards from Your Favorite Authors

Help support a nonprofit literary magazine and you might win a handwritten letter for yourself or a loved one. The post Personalized Postcards from Your Favorite Authors appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-11-09 21:30:54 UTC ]
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