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Kristen Roupenian, 'Cat Person' & Viral Fiction

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In late 2017, The New Yorker published a short story called "Cat Person" that went viral — perhaps the only work of short fiction to ever do so. It resonated in the early stages of the #MeToo movement, and articulated a common experience that's uncommonly discussed.
We spoke with the author, Kristen Roupenian, about her work and the stories we tell ourselves about sex, dating and consent.
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