Evans announces memoir
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
– Sara Evans will publish her autobiography, "Born to Fly," on Howard Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.
Evans will write about her life in music, inspirations and how her faith keeps her strong. The book is slated for a Sept. 8.
"I am so excited to release my memoir this year," said Evans. "With 2020 being the 20th anniversary of my 'Born To Fly' album release, which was such a pivotal project for me and my career on so many levels, this book really brings everything full circle. I am so proud of how it all came together and can't wait to share it with everyone."
Evans' discography also includes the platinum-selling studio albums "Real Fine Place" and "Restless" and the Gold-certified projects "Stronger" and "No Place That Far."
Evans will release "Copy That," her first solo record in nearly three years, on her own Born To Fly Records on May 15. The 13-song collection, spanning six decades, finds Evans putting her distinctive creative stamp on some of the most iconic songs in country and pop music, songs that have inspired her life and career.
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