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 the New York Times bestselling 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. Her recent coauthored memoir The Bosnia List was published in 2014 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@gmail.com.



Upcoming Events:
INSTANT GRATIFICATION TAKES TOO LONG
5 week private essay writing classes start again
Wednesday April 8-May 6, 2015 from 6:30-8:30 pm
in the Village $500 Info: ProfSue123@gmail.com

ASJA PANEL: FROM ESSAY TO BOOK DEAL
Friday May 1 from 4-5:30 pm
Roosevelt Hotel in midtown NYC
with editors Daniel Jones (NYT Modern Love),
Beena Kamlani (Viking/Penguin),
Rob Spillman (Tin House), agent Kirby Kim
& Kim Perel & debut author Victoria Moy

ASJA PANEL: SECRETS OF FIRST PERSON WRITING
Saturday May 2 from 4-5:30 pm
Roosevelt Hotel in midtown NYC
with editors Jerry Portwood (Out),
Maya Ziv (Harpercollins),
agents Ayesha Pande & Ryan Harbage
authors Dan Menaker, Renee Watson
& Kenan Trebincevic
Click here to register
BEST ONLINE EDITOR PANEL 2015
Tuesday May 12, 2015 from 6:30-8 pm
New School 66 W. 12 St. Tisch Auditorium
Join Prof Susan Shapiro for her annual
illuminating Q&A with top online editors
from NYTimes.com, NewYorker.com and Atavist,
NYMag.com, Atlantic.com, Dame Magazine,
Salon.com, Tin house.com & others
Free for New School students
$5 admission for the public

INSTANT ESSAY SEMINAR
Wednesday May 13 from 6-8 pm
$150. For info: ProfSue123@gmail.com

NEW SCHOOL 7-WEEK SUMMER CLASS
Monday nights June 1 to July 13
from 6 to 10 pm.
Register online or call: 212-229-5690

WRITER'S DIGEST CONFERENCE PANELS
Saturday August 1, 2015 from 2:00-5:30pm
Roosevelt Hotel in midtown NYC
Switching Genres & Best Online Editors
more info to come

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

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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