‘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

[ 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

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