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Kristen Roupenian

Kristen Roupenian

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Kristen Roupenian graduated from Barnard and holds a PhD in African Literature from Harvard. She is a Zell Fellow in the University of Michigan MFA program, and has received numerous awards for her work. She has studied with Laura Kasischke, Jeff Van der Meer and Claire Vaye Watkins.Her short story 'Cat Person' became a viral sensation when it was published by the New Yorker at the end of 2017, dubbed ‘the most talked-about short story ever’. You Know You Want This is her first book.

Books by Kristen Roupenian

Cat Person and Other Stories

From the author of the global sensation Cat Person comes Cat Person and Other Stories, a compulsive short story collection about sex, dating and modern life that will thrill you before it chills you.

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You Know You Want This

From the author of the global sensation Cat Person comes You Know You Want This, a compulsive short story collection about sex, dating and modern life that will thrill you before it chills you.

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Cat Person

This is the bad date that went viral. This is the conversation we’re all having.

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