Susan Shapiro

Susan Shapiro, an award-winning writing professor, freelances for The New York Times, New York Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, L.A. Times, Newsweek, Elle, Esquire & Oprah.com. 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 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 & seminars. You can follow her on Twitter at @susanshapironet or reach her at ProfSue123@gmail.com.



Upcoming Events:
BEST ONLINE EDITOR PANEL
Tuesday May 3 from 6:30-8 pm
NYTimes.com, NewYorker.com, NewYorkMag.com,
The Nation, Dame, & RollingStone.com
at The New School, 65 Fifth Avenue
free & open to the public

INSTANT GRATIFICATION TAKES TOO LONG
5-week private essay classes start again Wednesday
May 4 to June 1, 2016 from 6-8pm $500
for info email ProfSue123@gmail.com

7-WEEK NEW SCHOOL SUMMER CLASS
WRITING FOR NYC NEWSPAPERS, MAGS & WEBZINES

Monday nights from 6-10 pm starting June 6, 2016
$740 Register online or phone: (212)229-5690
SECRETS OF WRITING & PUBLISHING TALK
with New Yorker writer Ian Frazier (HOGS WILD)
& agent Betsy Lerner (THE BRIDGE LADIES)
Tuesday June 7 from 6-7:30 pm
at NYU Bookstore, 726 Broadway
free & open to the public

SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL
for Rob Spillman's ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES
with book editors Corrina Barsan (Grove)
and Jill Bialosky (Norton), literary
agent Ayesha Pande & author Aspen Matis
Tuesday July 26 from 7-8:30 pm
Strand Bookstore Broadway & 12th Street
$15 gift card to get in

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 11/2/2011 NBCC panel at NYU bookstore
THE SECRETS OF WRITING & SELLING MEMOIRS

Video of Sue's 1/19/2016 Strand Bookstore Event
PUBLISHING PANEL FOR JUDY BATALION'S WHITE WALLS LAUNCH

Video of Sue's 2/10/2016 NYU Bookstore Event
WORD LOVER'S VALENTINE'S DAY PUBLISHING PANEL

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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