Amy Schumer’s THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO to be Published in August 2016

NEW YORK, March 8, 2016 –  Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will publish Amy Schumer’s THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO by Emmy-winning actress, director, and comedian Amy Schumer on August 16, 2016, it was announced today by Jennifer Bergstrom, Publisher.

THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO will feature personal and observational stories from Schumer that range from the raunchy to the romantic, the heartfelt to the harrowing.

“Amy Schumer is not an entertainer who can actually write.  She’s a writer.  Who also happens to entertain.” said Bergstrom.

Bergstrom acquired US, Canada, Open Market, and audio rights from David Kuhn at Kuhn Projects.  THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO will be available as an audiobook from Simon & Schuster Audio, read by the author. Alison Callahan, executive editor, is editing the book.

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GALLERY BOOKS is an imprint dedicated to publishing a variety of must-read books on a wide array of topics.  Launched in February 2010, Gallery is designed to showcase established voices and to introduce emerging new ones—in both fiction and nonfiction genres.   Some of Gallery Books’ bestselling titles include Tim Gunn’s Fashion Bible by Tim Gunn, Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me Chelsea by Chelsea Handler, The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, Love Anthony by Lisa Genova, Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill, The Tucci Cookbook by Stanley Tucci, and The Untold History of the United States by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick.

SIMON & SCHUSTER, a part of the CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats.  Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.  For more information, visit our website at


Jennifer Robinson
V.P. Director of Publicity
Gallery Books