Patti Smith.
Patti Smith.

Patti Smith to Write Children's Book

Patti Smith has worked in nearly every medium. She is truly an artist in every sense of the word. Not only is she famous for her proto-punk music and poetry, but she's had exhibitions of photgraphs as well as drawings and paintings, she's modeled, been in film, and even chronicled her youth with Robert Mapplethorpe.

According to the Evening Standard, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has said, "I want to write a book like Peter Pan or Alice in Wonderland or Pinocchio, a classic like the books I loved. That's my life goal." As though she hasn't accomplished enough...

See more daily music news after the jump...

MTV: Lil Wayne Sentenced to Three Years Probation in Arizona on Drug Charge
Sound of the City: Farewell, Robert Christgau's Consumer Guide
Idolator: Kelly Clarkson's New Ballad "Call Me" Surfaces as She Pulls OUt of Lilith Fair
NME: Black Eyed Peas Recruit Avatar Director James Cameron for 3D Tour Movie
Pitchfork: Pitchfork Guide to Upcoming Releases: Summer 2010

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send: