Writer; Author, Inheritance
Dani Shapiro is the author of five memoirs and five novels, most recently Inheritance, a New York Times best-selling memoir. She teaches writing workshops around the world and is co-founder of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. Shapiro has also taught at Columbia and New York University. She contributes regularly to The New York Times Book Review, has been broadcast on “This American Life,” and her essays and journalistic pieces have appeared in publications including The New Yorker, Salon, n+1, Tin House, and Vogue as well as numerous anthologies. Shapiro recently launched the original podcast, “Family Secrets,” in collaboration with iHeart Media.