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 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, currently optioned for a movie. The Bosnia List, a coauthored memoir, was recently published 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@aol.com.



Upcoming Events:
FROM ESSAY TO BOOK DEAL PANEL
ASJA CONVENTION Sat April 26 from 3:30 -5:30 pm
at The Roosevelt Hotel 45 East 45th Street
with Sue, authors Kenan Trebincevic & Maria Andreu,
WME agent Kirby Kim, editors Dan Jones (NYT Modern Love),
Rob Spillman (Tin House), & Lisa Cheng (Perseus Books)
$70 with cocktail party
Register here

BOSNIA LIST AUTHORS READING
at PEN'S INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

Tuesday April 29 from 6:30 to 10 pm
Westbeth's Literary Safari 55 Bethune Street
in West Village $25 (including dinner & wine)

INSTANT GRATIFICATION TAKES TOO LONG
5-week essay writing classes from
Wednesday April 30 to May 28, 2014
from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the Village $500

BOSNIA LIST AUTHORS at
PEN'S INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

Saturday May 3 from 1 to 2:30 pm
Creativity & Craft in Asylum panel
Brooklyn's Invisible Dog Gallery
51 Bergren Street (btw Court & Smith)

MONTCLAIR SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL
Saturday May 10 from 5 to 6:30 pm
with literary agent Joelle Delbourgo,
authors Ian Frazier, Kristen Kemp,
Maria Andreu & Kenan Trebincevic
moderated by Sue Shapiro
at Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street
BOSNIA LIST NY PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENT
with Sue & Kenan Trebincevic
Saturday June 7 from 2:30 to 4 pm
Mid-Manhattan library 455 5th Avenue
(corner of 40th & 5th Avenue)

NEW SCHOOL 7 WEEK SUMMER CLASS
Writing for NYC Newspapers & Magazines
Monday June 2 - July 14 from 6 to 10 pm

SECRETS OF SELLING FIRST PERSON
Talk: Friday August 1 from 6 -7 pm
Writer's Digest NY Conference
The Roosevelt Hotel 45 E. 45th St. (at Madison Ave)

FROM ESSAY TO BOOK DEAL PANEL
with Modern Love editor Dan Jones
authors Kenan Trebincevic & Marie Andreu
Saturday August 2 from 2:40 to 4 pm
Writer's Digest NY Conference
The Roosevelt Hotel 45 E. 45th St (at Madison Ave.)

BOSNIA LIST READING with Sue & Kenan Trebincevic
in Michigan Friday August 8 from 7-8:30pm
West Bloomfield Barnes & Noble 6800 Orchard Lake Road
to benefit Roeper School's Scholarship Fund

BOSNIA LIST READING with Sue & Kenan Trebincevic
in Michigan Saturday August 9 from 4-5:30pm
at Schuler Books in Grand Rapids
2660 28th Street SE Phone: 616-942-2561

L.A. PRESS CLUB SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL
Thursday August 14 from 6 to 8:30 pm
with agent BJ Robbins, editors Dan Smetanka & Ky Henderson
& authors Sue, Kenan Trebincevic, Amy Alkon, Liza Monroy & Tom Zoellner
Steve Allen Theater 4773 Hollywood Blvd in L.A. (free parking on site)
$5 for members/$20 nonmembers Phone: 323-669-8081

Video of Sue's 4/2/2014 Strand Bookstore panel:
THE SECRETS OF FIRST PERSON PUBLISHING

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

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Fix-Up Fanatic cover art by Mary Lynn Blasutta