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:
SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL
with Tin House editor Rob Spillman (ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES)
Norton book editor Jill Bialosky (THE PRIZE)
Salon editor-in-chief Dave Daley (RATFUCKED)
editors Corrina Barsan (Grove) Danielle Perez (Berkeley/Penguin)
literary agent Ayesha Pande & debut memoirist
Aspen Matis, moderated by Susan Shapiro,
Tuesday July 26 from 7-8:30 pm at the Strand Bookstore
at Broadway & 12th Street (costs $15 gift card to get in)

READING/TALK WITH NOVELIST BRENDA JANOWITZ
at the Eldridge Museum on the Lower East Side
12 Eldridge Street (btw Canal & Division)
Wednesday August 3 from 6:30-8 pm
Free & open to the public

MICHIGAN AUTHOR TALK - Temple Israel
Monday August 8 from 6-8 pm
INSTANT ESSAY SEMINAR
Wednesday August 17 from 6-8 pm
in the Village $150

15-WEEK NEW SCHOOL FALL CLASSES
WRITING FOR NYC NEWSPAPERS, MAGS & WEBZINES

starting Monday August 29 to Dec 19
Section A: from 6 to 7:50, Section B: 8 to 10 pm
$740 Register online or phone: (212)229-5690

SPEED SHRINKING event at Housing Works
in Soho on Tuesday September 6 from 7-9
to celebrate“How Does That Make You Feel”

READING WITH IAN FRAZIER ("HOGS WILD")
at the National Arts Club in Gramercy Park
Tuesday September 13 from 8 to 10 pm

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
PUBLISHING PANEL FOR JUDY BATALION'S WHITE WALLS 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

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