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Viola Davis Set To Release Memoir 'Finding Me'

WBLS Staff
07/22/2021 12:00 AM EDT
Viola Davis announces that she is releasing a memoir titled 'Finding Me' in April of next year.In a statement she says:“I believe that our stories, and the courage to share them, is the most powerful empathetic tool we have. This is my story...straight no chaser.”According to Miami Herald,
HarperOne will release Davis’ “Finding Me” on April 19, 2022. Davis traces her rise from growing up in poverty and family violence in Rhode Island to becoming one of the world’s most acclaimed actors. She won an Oscar for her starring role in the 2016 film adaptation of August Wilson’s drama “Fences,” an Emmy for “How to Get Away with Murder,” and Tonys for “Fences” and “King Hedley II.”
Davis shared the exciting news on social media.https://www.instagram.com/p/CRkRMtRhule/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_linkPresident and publisher Judith Curr also released a statement,
“Viola Davis is a powerful truth-teller — through her work on stage and screen, as well as in her life. I’m looking forward to working with her on a book that powerfully reveals the risk and danger for a Black woman living in the fullness of her talents and gifts — and the reward and freedom that comes with it.”