It’s “in more of the Just Kids vein, even in the similar time period, but shifts more to family, Fred (Smith, her late husband), music.” (Smith’s 2010 National Book Award–winning memoir focused on her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe.) The sequel is just one of several books that Smith is working on, apparently, and she’s also got the Just Kids screenplay going. So, what have you written this morning?
US rock singer and poet Patti Smith gestures as she performs on stage in the eastern French city of Charleville-Mezieres on November 11, 2011, where she pays tribute to French poet Arthur Rimbaud for the 120th anniversary of Rimbaud’s death. PHOTO AFP / FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/2011 AFP