Susan Shapiro

Susan Shapiro, an award-winning writer & professor, freelances for the NY Times, NY Magazine, WSJ, Washington Post, L.A. Times, Elle, Oprah, Wired & New Yorker online. She's the bestselling author/coauthor of 15 books her family hates like Five Men Who Broke My Heart, Lighting Up, Unhooked, The Bosnia List, The writing guide The Byline Bible and her new memoir The Forgiveness Tour. She lives with her scriptwriter husband in Greenwich Village where she’s taught her popular "instant gratification takes too long" courses at The New School, NYU, Columbia University and in private classes & seminars - now online. Follow her on Twitter at @susanshapironet, Instagram at @Profsue123 or email ProfSue123@gmail.com.



School Library Journal starred review of World In Between
Book List starred review of World In Between
Publishers Weekly Starred Review of Forgiveness Tour
“Genius Literary Matchmaker” 2020 profile of Sue
Business Insider ❤️s The Byline Bible & Sue’s Zoom class
Buy THE BYLINE BIBLE
Winner of 2019 ASJA Book Award
Winner of 2018 Best Book Award for Writing & Publishing

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Upcoming Events:
ONLINE INSTANT ESSAY SEMINAR
Saturday October 30 from 4-6 pm EDT on Zoom $200
Bring in one short essay & learn how to get it published
Email: ProfSue123@gmail.com

FREE ONLINE HOW TO GET PUBLISHED ZOOM TALK
Monday November 1 from 7-8 pm EST with David Levine’s
Science Writers in New York
Register here

ONLINE INSTANT GRATIFICATION SELL YOUR BOOK CLASS
Now Zooming online 5 Wednesday nights from November 3-December 8
6-8 pm EDT $500
Email: ProfSue123@gmail.com

INSTANT GRATIFICATION PITCHING EDITORS CLASS
Now Zooming online 5 Monday nights
November 8-December 6 from 6-8 pm EST $500
Email: ProfSue123@gmail.com

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

Video preview of Sue’s 6/1/2007 Cooper Union Mediabistro Panel
SECRETS OF FIRST PERSON WRITING PANEL

10/25/2010 ONE ON ONE CUNY interview by Sheryl McCarthy
https://vimeo.com/16709748

Video preview of Sue’s 2/7/2008 Cooper Union
THE SECRETS BEHIND BOOK PUBLISHING

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 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 6/6/2014 New School panel
FROM ESSAY TO BOOK DEAL PANEL

Video of Sue’s 6/18/2013 Strand Panel
SECRETS OF PUBLISHING
Video of 2/2015 Florida Books & Books event
BOSNIA LIST TALK WITH KENAN TREBINCEVIC

Video of 6/5/2015 PEN AMERICAN CENTER panel
THE BOSNIA LIST TALK WITH KENAN TREBINCEVIC

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

A.C. Fuller Podcast 6/6/2016:
THE NY PUBLISHING SCENE WITH SUSAN SHAPIRO

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

Video of Sue’s 12/14/2018 Strand Bookstore Panel
BYLINE BIBLE'S SECRETS OF PUBLISHING SUCCESS STORIES

Video of May 23, 2019 Strand Bookstore panel for
DEBORAH LANDAU’S BOOK LAUNCH

Video of Sue’s 2/19/2019 NYU Bookstore Panel
SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL

Podcast of Sue’s 3/1/2019 NYU Creative Writing Reading/Panel
THE SECRETS OF PUBLISHING

Zoom video of Sue’s 1/23/21 Strand Bookstore panel
FORGIVENESS TOUR BIRTHDAY LAUNCH

Deadline Club’s Secrets of Publishing panel 2/16/2021
ZOOM VIDEO

World In Between Launch/Immigrant Stories panel Zoom video
Shakespeare & Co. 7/27/2021 (Sorry for cut off intro & tech glitches)

Zoom Video of Sue at Politics & Prose 8/5/2021
WORLD IN BETWEEN MUSLIM/JEWISH BOOK TALK


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Fix-Up Fanatic cover art by Mary Lynn Blasutta