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 ESSAY SEMINAR
(You show me your unpublished essay
& I'll tell you how to publish it)
Monday December 22 from 6:30-8 pm
in Greenwich Village/or long distance $150.
For info: ProfSue123@gmail.com

INSTANT GRATIFICATION TAKES TOO LONG
5 week private essay writing classes start again
Wednesday January 7-February 5, 2015 from 6:30-8:30 pm
in the Village $500 Info: ProfSue123@gmail.com
SELL YOUR FIRST BOOK SEMINAR
Monday January 12, 2015 from 6-8:30 pm
with literary agent Ryan Harbage
& NAL Executive editor Danielle Perez
in Greenwich Village $175
Email: ProfSue123@gmail.com

NEW SCHOOL 15-WEEK SPRING CLASSES
Writing for NYC Newspapers & Magazines
starting again Monday January 26, 2015
Section A: 6 to 7:50, Section B: 8-9:50
Register online or call: 212-229-5690

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

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