‘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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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

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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

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Debut author gets 7-figure book deal

A debut author who graduated from the celebrated Iowa Writers' Workshop has a seven-figure book deal.HarperCollins announced Wednesday that it will publish Erika Johansen's Queen of the Tearling, a fantasy trilogy inspired in part by Barack Obama.A person with knowledge of the negotiations said... Continue reading at Crains New York

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London Book Fair 2015: In Pre-Fair Deals, Debut Sells to Knopf for Rumored 7 Figures

With the book fair just days away, a number of major sales have closed in the U.S., among them the acquisition of a debut novel, by a 25-year-old, for a rumored seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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GCP Signs Indie Author Wild to 7-Figure Deal

In the third major deal for an indie author in the run-up to next week's London Book Fair, Grand Central's Forever imprint has inked Meredith Wild to a five-book, seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals: May 7, 2022

The best YA ebook deals, sponsored by the audiobook of I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston.`the audiobook of I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Mother of all book deals: Mike Pence signs seven-figure deal for memoirs

Ex-vice-president is first of Trump circle to snag lucrative dealSimon & Schuster to pay $3-4m for two booksMike Pence has signed a two-book deal for his memoir that is reported to be worth millions of dollars, making him one of the first of former president Donald Trump’s inner circle to... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Book Riot’s Children’s Deals for December 7, 2022

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‘More zeros than I’ve seen in my life’: the author who got a six-figure deal via ‘BookTok’

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Book Riot’s SFF Deals for March 7, 2022

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Author Joanne Harris turns down US book deal over censoring of ‘f-bomb’

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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for January 7, 2022

Teen paperback love, how to be brilliant, and more of the best book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Deals: Week of June 7, 2021

Graydon House bets on a debut; Berkley takes two Jane Austen updates; Luis Alberto Urrea re-ups at Little, Brown; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Young Authors Associated with President Biden Land Book Deals

Amanda Gorman, who wrote and recited the official Biden Inaugural Poem, and Brayden Harrington, the teen who spoke at the Democratic Convention of bonding with Biden over stuttering, both landed book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hodder Studio strikes two-book deal with Wolf Road author Lewis

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‘Solutions and Other Problems’ author Allie Brosh talks cats, depressions and the joys of Zoom book tours

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Book Deals: Week of September 7, 2020

Oprah’s Flatiron imprint nabs a nonfiction title by a Nobel laureate, Holt buys a debut novel by a PRH UK editor, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Corvus strikes two-book deal with debut author Katy Cox

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Welbeck signs three-book deal with debut author Ben Creed

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