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.



THE BYLINE BIBLE coming out summer 2018

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Upcoming Events:
THE NEW SCHOOL 15-WEEK FALL CLASS
Writing for NYC Newspapers, Magazines & The Web
Monday nights August 27-December 17

SUE AT THE WRITERS DIGEST CONVENTION
Byline Bible Book Launch Thursday night 8/9 from 5:30-8pm
"Magic of Small Pieces" panel Friday 8/10 from 3:15-4:15
Hilton Hotel 1335 6th Avenue @ 53rd Street NYC

NYC BYLINE BIBLE UPTOWN READING
Friday August 10 from 6-8 pm at
Shakespeare & Company 939 Lexington (@69 St.)
with Honeysuckle/Heliotrope authors
David Pinto, Julie Charnet, Liz Montgomery
Mark Jason Williams & Keysha Whitaker
Free & Open to the Public

MICHIGAN "BYLINE BIBLE" CHARITY LAUNCH
to benefit Roeper’s Scholarship fund
Wednesday August 15 at 7 pm at
Troy Barnes & Noble 396 John R. Road
Free & open to the public

MICHIGAN BOOK TALK WITH SUE & WENDY SHANKER
Tuesday August 21 from 6:30-8:30 pm
Temple Israel 5725 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield. For tickets call:
Tracie Fienman at 248-661-5700
WEST COAST "BYLINE BIBLE" CHARITY LAUNCH
to benefit the LA Review of Books
Wednesday August 29 at 7 pm
Grove Barnes & Noble 189 Grove Drive
with editors Tom Zoellner & Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn
agents Betsy Amster & authors Alison Singh Gee
and Zack McDermott. Free & open to the public

WEST COAST BYLINE BIBLE BOOK PARTY
Thursday night August 30 from 7-9 pm Studio City LA

BYLINE BIBLE READING
Tuesday September 11 from 7-9 pm
Strand Bookstore 828 Broadway (@12 St)
with Kenan Trebincevic, Allison Yarrow, Seth Kugel
Maria Andreu, Judy Batalion, Aspen Matis, Victor Varnado,
Lexie Bean, Ralph Ortiz, Sharisse Tracey & Haig Chahinian
$15 gift card to get in

BYLINE BIBLE CHARITY BOOK LAUNCH
with Renee Watson to benefit I Too Arts Friday 9/21
from 6-8 pm at the Union Square Barnes & Noble
with agent Alia Hannah Habib, editors Peter Catapano, Amanda Chan
Jerry Portwood, Eli Reyes Rakesh Satyal & author Zack Mcdermott.

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
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 6/22/2011 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

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

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