It seems only fitting that after her screenwriting debut (Trainwreck), an upcoming HBO stand-up special, and an Emmy win for her Comedy Central sketch series, Amy Schumer has secured a deal to publish her first memoir with Simon & Schuster.

This might sound familiar: Schumer struck a book deal with HarperCollins two years ago. According to the New York Times, though, she returned that deal’s $1 million advance and canceled it due to her packed schedule: Inside Amy Schumer was in its sophomore season, Trainwreck was optioned that year and the stand-up comedian still did summer tours between seasons Read more…

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