Aly Raisman is writing a book called ‘Fierce’

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is writing a book.

The Needham native and former captain of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team announced the news Monday via Instagram, sharing a sneak peek of the forthcoming book’s cover. Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything will hit shelves on Nov. 14, the gymnast revealed.

“SO EXCITED TO FINALLY SHARE THAT I AM WRITING A BOOK,” Raisman wrote on Instagram. “Can’t wait to share my story with you all….. comes out Nov 14!!”

Raisman’s post had more than 48,000 likes at the time of this article’s publication, with many fans expressing their excitement for the gymnast’s literary debut in the comments.