Gabourey Sidibe is taking her talents to the literary world.
The Oscar-nominated actress is working on a (currently untitled) book scheduled to come out in 2017, publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Wednesday.
“I’ve been writing since I was a child and have always had so many stories to tell that are too long, shady, and impolite to share in interviews,” Sidibe, 32, said in a statement. “It brings me much joy to add Published Writer to my resume of Actor and part-time Foot Model.”
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Senior Executive Editor Deanne Urmy added, “Moving from Bed-Stuy to Senegal to Cannes, as Gabby has done in a still-short lifetime, has helped produce a fierce, wise way of being in the world impossible not to admire. ‘Funny’ doesn’t begin to capture just how irreverent and complex Gabby’s stories are.”
If you don’t know, Sidibe isn’t short on personality and is hilarious on Twitter. She’s also been an inspiration to many young girls because of her self-confidence. Sidibe’s memoir is sure to be an interesting one with her takes on life.