Susan Shapiro

Susan Shapiro, an award-winning journalism professor, has written for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, L.A. Times and Newsweek. She's the New York Times bestselling author of 9 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 and Heliotrope publishes her new novel What's Never Said in August 2015. 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
next 5-week private essay writing class
starts Wednesday July 1-29, 2015 from 6-8 pm
in the Village $500 Info: ProfSue123@gmail.com

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

SPEED SHRINKING FOR LOVE CHARITY EVENT
Monday August 3 from 7-9 pm
at Housing Works NYC 126 Crosby Street
free & open to the public
HousingWorks.org event page

SHRINKS ARE AWAY READING
Tuesday August 4 from 7 to 8:30 pm
at St. Mark's Bookshop 136 E. 3rd Street
with Sue Shapiro, Kate Walter,
Royal Young & Kenan Trebincevic

SECRETS OF BOOK PUBLISHING PANEL
Wednesday August 5, 2015 from 7-9 pm
with great book editors & literary agents
The Strand Bookstore Rare Books Room
828 Broadway at 12th Street
StrandBooks.com event page
BRING AN EX FOR JUST DESSERTS
BOOK PARTY FOR "WHAT'S NEVER SAID"

Friday August 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
at Kimball Studio, 78 5th Avenue
(at 13th street, 10th floor)

MICHIGAN SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL
Tuesday night August 11 from 7-9 pm
West Bloomfield Barnes & Noble
free & open to the public

NEW SCHOOL 15-WEEK WRITING FOR NYC
NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINE CLASS

starting again Monday night August 31
two sections: 6-8 pm and 8-10 pm

ONE NIGHT INSTANT ESSAY SEMINAR
Wednesday August 26 from 6-8 pm
in Greenwich Village $150
email: ProfSue123@gmail.com

L.A. READING OF "WHAT'S NEVER SAID"
WITH ASPEN MATIS ("GIRL IN THE WOODS")

Santa Monica Barnes & Noble
1203 3rd Street, 3rd Street Promenade
Tuesday September 15 from 7-8 pm
free & open to the public

SECRETS OF BOOK PUBLISHING PANEL
Tuesday night September 29 from 6-7:30 pm
NYU Bookstore at 726 Broadway
free & open to the public

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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Fix-Up Fanatic cover art by Mary Lynn Blasutta