Caitlyn Jenner to publish memoir in 2017 with Friday Night Lights author
Caitlyn Jenner, the Olympic gold medalist in the decathlon at the 1976 Olympics, plans to release a memoir in spring 2017, Grand Central Publishing announced on Tuesday.
The book will be co-authored by Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger. He also co-wrote the Vanity Fair article in which Jenner made her public debut as “Caitlyn” after previously being known to the world as Bruce. The book will chronicle Jenner’s life “from Bruce to Caitlyn, and her brave transition into womanhood.”
Jenner, 66, first announced that she was becoming a woman in a sit-down television interview with Diane Sawyer last April.
She now serves as a transgender activist, while also starring as a reality television star.
“Things have been moving so quickly that it will be nice to slow things down a bit and take the proper time to reflect on this journey,” Jenner said in a statement by Grand Central Publishing.