Debra Jo Immergut is the author of You Again, forthcoming from Ecco/Harper Collins in 2020, and The Captives, a 2019 Edgar Award finalist for Best Debut Novel by an American Author, published in the US by Ecco and in over a dozen other countries. She has also published a collection of short fiction, Private Property (Random House). Her work has appeared in American Short Fiction, Narrative, the Wall Street Journal, and The Boston Globe, among others. She is a winner of Michener and McCloy fellowships and has an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. 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.