Susan Shapiro

Susan Shapiro, an award-winning writing professor, freelances for the NY Times, NY Magazine, WSJ, Washington Post, L.A. Times, Elle & Oprah.com. She's the bestselling author/coauthor of 12 books her family hates including Five Men Who Broke My Heart, Lighting Up, Unhooked, The Bosnia List & the new inspiring writing guide The Byline Bible. She and her husband, a scriptwriter, 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. Follow her on Twitter at @susanshapironet, Instagram at @Profsue123 or email ProfSue123@gmail.com.



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Winner of 2019 ASJA Book Award
Winner of 2018 Best Book Award for Writing & Publishing

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Upcoming Events:
FREE NEW SCHOOL BEST ONLINE EDITOR PANEL
Tuesday December 10 from 6:30-8 pm Teresa Lang Center
55 W. 11th street (2nd floor) with Peter Catapano (NYTimes), Miya Lee (NYT
Tiny Love Stories) Jeffrey Colvin (Narrative Magazine), David Haglund (New Yorker)
Holly Baxter (The Independent) Wayne Hoffman (Tablet) & Eli Reyes (Newsday)
INSTANT GRATIFICATION TAKES TOO LONG
5-week essay writing class in Greenwich Village NYC
Wednesday January 8-February 5, 2020 from 6-8 pm $500
For info email: ProfSue123@gmail.com

best editor panel
Video preview of Sue’s 6/1/2007 Cooper Union Mediabistro Panel
SECRETS OF FIRST PERSON WRITING PANEL

Video preview of Sue’s 2/7/2008 Cooper Union
THE SECRETS BEHIND BOOK PUBLISHING

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

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

A.C. Fuller Podcast 6/6/2016:
THE NY PUBLISHING SCENE WITH SUSAN SHAPIRO

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

Video of Sue’s 12/14/2018 Strand Bookstore Panel
BYLINE BIBLE'S SECRETS OF PUBLISHING SUCCESS STORIES

Video of Sue’s 2/19/2019 NYU Bookstore Panel
SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL

Podcast of Sue’s 3/1/2019 NYU Creative Writing Reading/Panel
THE SECRETS OF PUBLISHING


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