Report: Amy Schumer Scores 8-Figure Book Deal

Justin Stephens(NEW YORK) — Amy Schumer’s banner year continues. Fresh off her Emmy win for her Comedy Central series Inside Amy Schumer, the comedian has reportedly just secured a hefty book deal.

Sources tell Entertainment Weekly that she’ll be getting paid an advance of between $8 and $10 million for the book, which is more than what Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Lena Dunham received for their books.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the book’s working title is The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. It’s said to be a series of comedic essays about Amy’s family, childhood and feminist politics.

The book will reportedly be published by Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books.

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