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Dani Shapiro

Dani Shapiro is the best-selling author of the memoirs ‘Hourglass,’ ‘Still Writing,’ ‘Devotion,’ and ‘Slow Motion,’ and five novels including ‘Black & White’ and ‘Family History.’ Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, One Story, Elle, Vogue, the New York Times Book Review, the op-ed pages of the New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times, and has been broadcast on This American Life. Dani was recently Oprah Winfrey’s guest on Super Soul Sunday. She has taught in the writing programs at Columbia, NYU, The New School, and Wesleyan University; she is co-founder of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. A contributing editor at Condé Nast Traveler, Dani lives with her family in Litchfield County, Connecticut.

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