Abbi Jacobson Inks Deal With Viking

By Maryann Yin 

Abbi Jacobson (GalleyCat)Abbi Jacobson has signed a deal with the Penguin Random House imprint, Viking. She is the co-creator, executive producer, and star of Comedy Central’s Broad City.

Jacobson plans to create an illustrated book called Carry This Book. Meg Leder, an executive editor at Viking Penguin, will edit the manuscript. The publication date has been scheduled for Oct. 11.

Here’s more from the press release: “How many self-tanning lotions are in Donald Trump’s weekender? What’s inside Martha Stewart’s hand-knit fanny pack? What kind of protein bars does Michelle Obama hide in her tiny clutch at the White House Correspondent’s dinner? Carry This Book provides a humorous and insightful look into how the things we carry around every day can make up who we are.”