Tag: Kristen Roupenian

Kristen Roupenian Is Not Cat Person

As an apt follow-up to both my previous post about a writing career’s sure path to poverty, as well an earlier post about how an unknown writer’s first short story in the New Yorker led to a seven-figure deal with an S&S imprint, comes “What It Felt Like When ‘Cat Person’ Went Viral,” by Kristen…

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A cat person?s nine lives

THIS JUST IN: “You Know You Want This” just went to S&S’s imprint, Scout Press, for more than one million dollars, plus an additional novel in the deal. I?m guessing Kristen Roupenian thought she?d scored when her short story, ?Cat Person,? was recently published in The New Yorker. But her own story has just begun;…

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