ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Debra Jo Immergut is the author of You Again (Ecco/HarperCollins), a New York Times Best of 2020 and a finalist for the 2021 Gotham Book Prize. Her 2018 novel The Captives (Ecco/HarperCollins) was nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Debut Novel and published in over a dozen countries worldwide. She has also published a collection of short fiction, Private Property (Random House). Her essays and stories have appeared in American Short Fiction, Narrative, The New York Times, PANK, and Hobart, among others. She is a recipient of Michener and MacDowell fellowships and was nominated for the 2021 Joyce Carol Oates Literary Prize. She has an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and 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.