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Brittney Griner memoir to be published in 2024
2023-04-11

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The book company Alfred A. Knopf will publish openly lesbian WNBA superstar Brittney Griner's as-yet-untitled memoir in the spring of 2024.

According to Deadline, Griner will discuss the events of 2022 that both reshaped her life and captured the world's attention. They include Griner's arrest at the Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow on Feb. 17, followed by her detention, trial, and imprisonment in Russia (being there a total of 10 months), as well as the private and public efforts to bring her back to the United States.

Griner's memoir will also talk about the global #WeAreBG movement as well as the issue of pay equity for women athletes in the United States—the issue that led her to travel to play in Russia in the first place.

Knopf SVP & Editor-in-Chief Jordan Pavlin will edit, and the memoir will have a co-writer. The memoir will be published by Knopf in hardcover, as an ebook and in audio by Penguin Random House; the book will be published in trade paper by Vintage a year later.

—Andrew Davis


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