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 ]
News tagged with: #kristen roupenian #cat person #debut book #short fiction #published earlier #guardian reports

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works'


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #true colours #text messages #debut book


'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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut sells #cat person


‘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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kristen roupenian #cat person


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut author


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut author #harpercollins #fiction books


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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book fair #pre-fair deals #debut sells


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

[ Crains New York | 2013-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #barack obama #debut author


Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 14:05:31 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #titan books #debut fantasy


HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harpercollins #world rights #children's author #harpercollins children


Avon bags 'glorious' Doyle debut in two-book deal

Avon Books has bagged the "glorious" debut from Liverpool actress and writer Hayley Doyle in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 02:53:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #avon books


Arrow snaps up Paula Greenlees Singapore-based debut in two-book deal

Arrow will publish a "breathtaking" debut novel by Paula Greenlees, inspired by the three years she lived in Singapore. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 19:37:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut novel #arrow snaps


HarperCollins scoops Harvill Secker editor Adams debut in two-book deal

HarperCollins has won a multi-publisher auction for The Reading List by debut author and Harvill Secker commissioning editor Sara Nisha Adams in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-10 16:51:18 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #harpercollins #debut author


OUP lands BBC Sports reporter’s debut children’s novel in two-book deal

Oxford University Press has snapped up the stand-alone debut children’s novel from BBC Sports reporter Joe Wilson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 19:41:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #oxford university press #debut children


OUP signs Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in five-figure deal

Oxford University Press has signed husband-and-wife team Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in a five-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:36:11 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #picture book #oxford university press #five-figure deal


W&N scoops 'glowing hot' Campbell debut in two-book deal

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has snapped up a “glowing-hot” debut from Niamh Campbell in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 07:46:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #weidenfeld nicolson #wn scoops


Transworld scoops 'heartwarming' debut from Paris in two-book deal

Transworld has scooped the debut novel from performer, writer and Faber Academy alumna Helen Paris in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 13:58:41 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut novel


Sphere signs Mangan 'escapist' debut in two-book deal

Sphere has signed "escapist" novel from debut author Catherine Mangan in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 10:31:43 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut author


Mantle signs Shipping Forecast-inspired debut in two-book deal

Pan Mac imprint Mantle has landed the Shipping Forecast-inspired debut novel from Sue Teddern in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 03:27:54 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut novel


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #young readers #seven-figure deal #debut ya