Arjun Basu, the author of countless Twitter short stories he calls “Twisters,” has landed a book deal with ECW Press.

Quill & Quire has more: “Co-publisher Jack David has acquired the first novel by Montreal writer Arjun BasuWaiting for the Man, about a dissatisfied copywriter who becomes a media sensation by following his distinctive inner voice, will be published in spring 2014.”

In 2009, one of Basu’s Twitter stories was adapted into a short film.