On episode 108 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with Susan Shapiro, a writing professor, publishing expert, and bestselling author. We discussed:
- her upcoming panel discussion at NYU, Secrets of Book Publishing;
- how Amazon is viewed in NY these days;
- the latest from the NY publishing scene;
- the unrealistic expectations of some self-published authors;
- student/professor relationships and her latest book, What’s Never Said.
About our guest:
Susan Shapiro, an award-winning writing professor, freelances for The New York Times, New York Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, L.A. Times, Newsweek, Elle, Esquire & Oprah.com. She’s the New York Times bestselling author of 10 books, including the acclaimed memoirs Lighting Up, Only as Good as Your Word, and Five Men Who Broke My Heart, the coauthored nonfiction booksUnhooked and The Bosnia List, and the novel What’s Never Said. She and her husband, a TV/film writer, 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.