Susan Shapiro

Susan Shapiro, an award-winning writing professor, freelances for The New York Times, New York Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, L.A. Times, Newsweek, Elle, Esquire & Oprah.com. She's the New York Times bestselling author of 10 books, including the acclaimed memoirs Lighting Up, Only as Good as Your Word, and Five Men Who Broke My Heart, the coauthored nonfiction books Unhooked and The Bosnia List, and the novel What's Never Said. She and her husband, a TV/film writer, live in Greenwich Village, where she teaches her popular "instant gratification takes too long" classes at the New School, NYU and in private workshops & seminars. You can follow her on Twitter at @susanshapironet or reach her at ProfSue123@gmail.com.



Upcoming Events:
ASJA CONVENTION PUBLISHING PANEL
Sat May 6 from 3:30-5:30 Roosevelt Hotel 45 E. 45th street
with agents Ryan Harbage, Dawn Michelle Hardy
& editors Alvina Ling (Little Brown), Beena Kamlani (Penguin)
Rakia Clark (Beacon Press), Les Braithwaite (Out) & Eli Reyes (Newsday)
for $20 special advance ticket reservation: Theresa (212)297-2150

FROM ESSAY TO BOOK DEAL PANEL
with NYT editor Daniel Jones, HarperOne
editor Julie Pastore, agent Nathanial Jacks & authors
Sarah Gerard, Kassi Underwood, Janet Lombardi
Friday June 9 from 6:30-8 pm at the New School
Theatre Lang Center 55 W. 13th street - 2nd floor

THE NEW SCHOOL 7-WEEK SUMMER CLASS
WRITING FOR NYC NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES
Monday nights 6-10 pm from June 5 to July 24
Register online or call: 212-229-5690
INSTANT ESSAY SEMINAR
Bring in one piece & learn how to
revise it for a top publication
Saturday June 10 from 5-7 pm $150
(next seminar Wed 8/2 from 6-8 pm)

INSTANT GRATIFICATION TAKES TOO LONG
5-week essay writing class starting again Wednesday
Wed June 21-July 19, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm
$500 in the Village NYC
Info: ProfSue123@gmail.com

SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL
Tuesday August 1 from 7-9 pm
with editors Peter Catapano (NYT), Phil Marino (Norton)
Ramesh Satyal (Atria) & authors
Renee Watson, Sarah Gerard, Abby Sher
The Strand bookstore 828 Broadway @12 Street
Tickets: $15 gift card purchase

Video of Sue's 8/7/2015 Strand Bookstore panel:
THE SECRETS OF BOOK PUBLISHING

Video of Sue's 4/2/2014 Strand Bookstore panel:
THE SECRETS OF FIRST PERSON PUBLISHING

Video of Sue's 5/12/2014 New School panel:
THE BEST 2014 ONLINE EDITORS

Video of Sue's 9/19/2012 NBCC Brooklyn Book Festival panel
HOW TO PUBLISH BOOK REVIEWS & FEATURES

Video of Sue's 6/20/2012 panel at NYU Bookstore
WRITING ABOUT LOVE & PASSION

Video of Sue's 11/2/2011 NBCC panel at NYU bookstore
THE SECRETS OF WRITING & SELLING MEMOIRS

Video of Sue's 1/19/2016 Strand Bookstore Event
PANEL FOR JUDY BATALION'S BOOK LAUNCH

Video of Sue's 2/10/2016 NYU Bookstore Event
WORD LOVER'S VALENTINE'S DAY PUBLISHING PANEL

Video of Sue's 6/22/2011 NBCC panel at NYU Bookstore
THE SECRETS OF BOOK PUBLISHING

Video of Sue's 8/2009 panel at LA Press Club
THE SECRETS OF BOOK PUBLISHING

Podcast of Sue's 1/29/2011 NBCC panel at the New School
HOW TO PUBLISH BOOK REVIEWS & FEATURES

Video of Sue's 6/6/2014 New School panel
FROM ESSAY TO BOOK DEAL PANEL

Video of Sue's 9/30/2014 Strand panel
CELEBRATION OF HARVEY SHAPIRO'S LAST POEMS

Video of Sue's 12/8/2014 New School panel
BEST ONLINE EDITORS

Video of Sue's 7/26/2016 Strand Bookstore Event
PANEL FOR ROB SPILLMAN'S BOOK LAUNCH

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Fix-Up Fanatic cover art by Mary Lynn Blasutta