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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NEXT EVENT WEDNESDAY 12/12
Upcoming Events:
ONE-SHOT INSTANT ESSAY SEMINAR SECRETS OF PUBLISHING SUCCESS TALK/READING
with NY Times editor Peter Catapano (“Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments”)
SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY 939 Lexington Avenue (@69 Street) downstairs
Wednesday December 12 from 6:30-8 pm with Byline Bible writers
Lorraine Duffy Merkl, Jay Deitcher, Giselle Perez, Alex Miller, Jessica Milliken,
Robert Markowitz, Jessica Henriquez & Haig Chahinian

FREE NEW SCHOOL BEST ONLINE EDITOR PANEL
Friday December 14, 2018 from 6:30-8pm
at Starr Foundation Hall, 63 Fifth Avenue Room UL102
with David Haglund (New Yorker) Tim Herrera (NYTimes)
Lisa Bonos (Washington Post) Raakhee Mirchandandi (Moneyish)
Eli Reyes (Newsday) Jennifer Baker (Electric Literature)

INSTANT GRATIFICATION TAKES TOO LONG
5-week essay classes starting again Tuesday
January 8-February 5 from 6-8 pm $500
for info email: ProfSue123@gmail.com
FREE FLORIDA BOOKS & BOOKS SECRETS OF PUBLISHING TALK
with Seth Kugel (“Rediscovering Travel”)
Saturday January 19 from 5-7 pm
265 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables Fl 33134
https://booksandbooks.com/event/susan-shapiro/

THE NEW SCHOOL SPRING 7-WEEK CLASS
"Writing for NYC Newspapers, Magazine & the Web"
starting Monday January 28 from 6-10 pm
Register online or by calling: 212-229-5690

NYU SECRETS OF PUBLISHING: READING & PANEL DISCUSSION
with agent Erin Hosier, editors Rob Spillman (Tin House),
Daniel Jones (Modern Love) Rakesh Satyal (S & S)
Friday March 1, 2019 from 5-7 pm
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th street (btw 5th & 6th Avenues)
free & open to the public

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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