Susan Shapiro

Susan Shapiro, an award-winning writing professor, freelances for the NY Times, NY Magazine, WSJ, Washington Post, L.A. Times, Elle, Oprah, Wired & New Yorker online. She's the bestselling author/coauthor of 13 books her family hates like Five Men Who Broke My Heart, Lighting Up, Unhooked, The Bosnia List & the inspiring writing guide The Byline Bible. She lives with her scriptwriter husband in Greenwich Village where she’s taught her popular "instant gratification takes too long" courses at The New School, NYU, Columbia University and in private classes & seminars - now online. Follow her on Twitter at @susanshapironet, Instagram at @Profsue123 or email ProfSue123@gmail.com.



“Genius Literary Matchmaker” 2020 profile of Sue
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Winner of 2019 ASJA Book Award
Winner of 2018 Best Book Award for Writing & Publishing

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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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