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:
INSTANT GRATIFICATION TAKES TOO LONG
5-week essay writing class in Greenwich Village NYC
Monday June 3-July 1 from 6-8 pm $500
For info email: ProfSue123@gmail.com

THE NEW SCHOOL SUMMER 7-WEEK CLASS
Writing for NYC Newspapers, Magazine & the Web
starting again Tuesday night June 4-July 16 from 6-10 pm
Register online or by calling: 212-229-5690

FREE SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL
Friday June 7 from 6-7:30 pm at The New School
Theresa Lang Student Center 55 W. 13th street - 2nd floor
celebrating new books by Brett Krutzsch (“Dying to be Normal”)
& Elizabeth Weitzman (“Renegade Woman in Film & TV")
with agent Anjali Singh, editors Dan Jones & Miya Lee
(NYT Modern Love & Tiny Love Stories) Jennifer Baker (Electric Lit)
& Danielle Perez (Penguin Random House)
FREE SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL
Wednesday July 10 from 6-8 pm NYU Bookstore 726 Broadway NYC
with authors Allen Salkin (“The Method to the Madness”) & Daniela
Petrova (“Her Daughter’s Mother”) editors Daniel Vazquez (FSG),
Pronoy Sarkar (St. Martins) Randy Winston (Slice Magazine) Margo Lipschultz
(Putnam) agent Lisa Grubka moderated by Sue Shapiro (“Byline Bible”)

FREE L.A. SECRETS OF PUBLISHING PANEL
Monday August 12 from 7 to 9 pm at The Grove
Barnes & Noble 189 The Grove Drive Suite K30
LA, CA 90036 with authors Renee Watson (Watch Us Rise)
Jeff Henigson (Warhead) Alison Singh Gee (Where the Peacocks Sing)
producer Ben Fast, literary agent Betsy Amster
L.A. Times Deputy Managing Editor Sewell Chan
LA Review of Books Fiction editor Jay Fernandez
Moderated by Susan Shapiro (Byline Bible & Barbie)

WRITERS DIGEST CONFERENCE TALK
NYC Saturday afternoon August 24 (more info to come)

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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