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TU alum Schumer wins Emmy, book deal

Photo of Amy Schumer on the red carpet

Amy Schumer (courtesy: Fortune/Getty Images)

After winning an Emmy for her sketch comedy show “Inside Amy Schumer,” the Towson University College of Fine Arts and Communication graduate has landed a book deal with Gallery Publishers for a memoir to be published in 2016.

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Schumer’s deal is reportedly worth between $8-10 million dollars – at least $2 million more than fellow comedienne Tina Fey received for “Bossypants.”

Her book deal also follows on the heels of her feature film debut. Her semi-autobiographical movie “Trainwreck” grossed over $135 million worldwide.

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