“Scandal” Writer Shonda Rhimes To Release Memoir in 2015

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Famed screenwriter, producer, and director, Shonda Rhimes, is on a roll. Not only has she nabbed a spot on Fortune’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business, landed on Time Magazine’s list of the most influential people twice, and appointed to serve as Trustee for the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts by President Obama, but she just struck a deal with Simon & Schuster to publish her memoir.

The project, described as “part memoir, part inspiration, part prescription,” will focus on how Rhimes balances her career as the head writer for “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” with her daily life as a single mother to three daughters.

Simon & Shuster VP and Editor-in-Chief Marysue Ricci said of the project, “Shonda Rhimes is bar none in the storytelling realm. Now fans of her phenomenal shows can read Shonda’s story in her own words — and marvel at how Shonda built a phenomenal career through her unforgettable television characters and a beautiful family, simultaneously.”

The unnamed book is set for a 2015 release.

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