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Liquid Friday with author Susan Shapiro

This week we are featuring New York Times bestselling author of ten books and an award-winning writing professor Susan Shapiro.

Susan’s favorite drink is the Republic of Tea, Honey Ginseng tea. 4,762 more words


SDIPN at the Left Forum

What Does a Just Transition Look Like; How Do We Get There?

SDIPN at the Left Forum Conference 2016
Saturday, May 21st, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM… 149 more words


The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return (Trebincevic and Shapiro)

As I was reading this book, I was reminded of two axioms about writing:

  1. Just because it is true doesn’t mean it is a good story or that it should be in a story.
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Dorri Olds: The Surprising Path to Overcoming Rape

I first met award-winning writer and journalist Dorri Olds through Susan Shapiro’s essay writing class. I was overcome by her positivity in contexualizing her recovery process through her work, which has become required reading for a Victimology course at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. 2,209 more words

Self-Care With Writers

What's Never Said by Susan Shapiro

Lila Penn’s ex-professor of poetry Daniel Wildman has just won a Pulitzer for his book of poems ‘Losers Like Me’, and is in New York for a reading. 303 more words

Book Reviews

How to Turn Your Most Humiliating Secrets Into Novels

Bestselling author Susan Shapiro (who also has contributed articles to the Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal and The New York Observer, among many other publications) was told by a critic that she writes best about people she loves. 645 more words

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