Debra Jo Immergut is the author of You Again, forthcoming from Ecco/HarperCollins in July 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. Her essays and stories have appeared in American Short Fiction, Narrative, and The New York Times. A recipient of Michener and MacDowell fellowships, she has an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and lives in western Massachusetts.
“I’m playing with the question of fate but also social mobility. How much do we become the people our family situation predicted we would?” Debra Jo Immergut talks with Sharon Harrigan about her debut novel, Half, writing in first-person plural, darkness in fiction, desire, and more.
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