Susan Shapiro

Susan Shapiro, an award-winning journalism professor, has written for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Newsweek, The Nation, Salon and Psychology Today. She's author of 8 books including Unhooked, Speed Shrinking, Overexposed, and the acclaimed memoirs Lighting Up, Only as Good as Your Word and Five Men Who Broke My Heart, currently optioned for a movie. The Bosnia List, a coauthored memoir, was recently published by Penguin Books. 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 and seminars. You can follow her on Twitter at @susanshapironet or reach her at ProfSue123@aol.com.



Upcoming Events:
SECRETS OF SELLING FIRST PERSON
Sue interviews NY Times Modern Love Editor Dan Jones
Talk: Friday August 1 from 6-7 pm
Writer's Digest NY Conference $45
The Roosevelt Hotel 45 E. 45th St. (at Madison Ave)

FROM ESSAY TO BOOK DEAL PANEL
with NYTimes Modern Love editor Dan Jones,
agents Kathleen Nishimoto & Kim Perel,
authors Kenan Trebincevic & Marie Andreu
Saturday August 2 from 2:40 to 4 pm
Writer's Digest NY Conference $45
The Roosevelt Hotel 45 E. 45th St (at Madison Ave.)

BOSNIA LIST READING with Sue & Kenan Trebincevic
in Michigan Friday August 8 from 7-8:30pm
West Bloomfield Barnes & Noble 6800 Orchard Lake Road
to benefit Roeper School's Scholarship Fund

BOSNIA LIST READING with Sue & Kenan Trebincevic
in Michigan Saturday August 9 from 4-5:30pm
at Schuler Books in Grand Rapids
2660 28th Street SE Phone: 616-942-2561

L.A. PRESS CLUB SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL
Thursday August 14 from 6 to 8:30 pm
with agent BJ Robbins, editors Dan Smetanka & Jonathan Hahn
& authors Sue, Kenan Trebincevic, Amy Alkon, Liza Monroy & Tom Zoellner
Steve Allen Theater 4773 Hollywood Blvd in L.A. (free parking on site)
$5 for members/$20 nonmembers Phone: 323-669-8081
Purchase advance tickets
Facebook invite
L.A. BOSNIA LIST reading with Sue & Kenan
Introduced by memoirist Alison Singh Gee
Friday August 15 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
at the Santa Monica Barnes & Noble
1201 3rd St Promenade. FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC
Facebook invite

Bosnia List authors reading at Freerange Series
Tuesday August 19 from 7:30-9:30 pm
at Culturefix Bar 9 Clinton Street
on the Lower East Side NYC

INSTANT ESSAY SEMINAR
Wednesday night August 20, 2014
from 6-8:30 pm in the Village
$150 For info: ProfSue123@aol.com

NEW SCHOOL 15-WEEK FALL CLASSES
Writing for NYC Newspapers & Magazines
from Monday night August 25-Dec. 8
Two sections: 6 to 7:50 pm, 8-10 pm

HARVEY SHAPIRO MEMORIAL PANEL
celebrating his posthumous book "A Momentary Glory"
September 30, 2014 from 7:30 to 9 pm
Strand Bookstore on Broadway & E. 12th St
with Phillip Lopate, Dennis Nurkse, Grace Schulman,
Hugh Seidman, Galen Williams & others

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 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

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Fix-Up Fanatic cover art by Mary Lynn Blasutta