debrajoimmergut.2Debra Jo Immergut is the author of The Captives, a novel published by Ecco/HarperCollins (2018) and in over a dozen other countries. She is also the author of Private Property, a short-story collection from Random House (1992). She is a MacDowell and Michener fellow and has an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. A former magazine editor and journalist, she has also taught writing in libraries, military bases, and prisons. Her literary work has been published in American Short Fiction, Narrative, and the Russian-language journal Foreign Literature. Her journalism has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, New York magazine, and other places. She lives in western Massachusetts.

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Rights to Debra Jo Immergut’s THE CAPTIVES, to Penguin Portugal, at auction, and Harper Iberica in Spain, in a pre-empt, both by Ines Planells at MB Agency; to Beijing Booky for Simplified Chinese rights, at auction, and Marco Polo for Complex Chinese rights, both by Gray Tan at The Grayhawk Agency; to Czarna Owca in Poland, at auction, by Piotr Wawrzenczyk at Book/lab Literary Agency; to DVA in Germany, by Ronit Zafran at Mohrbooks; to Harper France, in a pre-empt, by Michele Kanonidis at La Nouvelle Agence, to Corbaccio in Italy, at auction, by Mariavittoria Puccetti at The Italian Agency, and to Titan Books in the UK, in a two-book deal, by Kate McLennan at Abner Stein, all on behalf of Soumeya Bendimerad Roberts at Hannigan Salky Getzler.