Susan Shapiro

Susan Shapiro, an award-winning writing professor at NYU and the New School, freelances for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, L.A. Times, and Newsweek. 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 recently published 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 and seminars. You can follow her on Twitter at @susanshapironet or reach her at



WNYC Radio Interview on First Person Writing

Speed Shrinking:

Binnie Klein on WPKN Radio:
BBC Radio:
What's Up With Missy on WHAT Radio:
Swedish radio:

Secrets of a Fix-Up Fanatic:
Whatever with Alexis and Jennifer:
Candace Bushnell Radio:

Only as Good as Your Word:

Candace Bushnell Radio:
NBCC panel at the New School:

Soundtrack Series, on Madonna: