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

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'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

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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

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Corvus strikes two-book deal with debut author Katy Cox

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Avon signs debut author Hannah Sunderland in two-book deal

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

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

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Pan Mac signs Spencer's 'joyful' debut novel in two-book deal

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Avon to publish Goodwin's 'heart-stopping' debut in two-book deal

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