Dani Shapiro

Dani Shapiro is the author of five novels and the memoirs Slow Motion and Devotion. She has also written for magazines such as The New Yorker, O, The Oprah Magazine, Vogue, and ELLE.  She attended Sarah Lawrence College, where she was influenced by Grace Paley, one of her teachers. Shapiro has also written for the screen, having adapted Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince for HBO in 1999. She has taught creative writing at Wesleyan University, the New School, and Columbia University.


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Read her essay, “Stitches,” in Narrative Magazine.

Read her essay, “A Memoir is not a Status Update,” which appeared in The New Yorker.

Read Shapiro's blog, Moments of Being.



Fiction, Memoir