Dani Shapiro

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Birthday
10, 1962
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1962 (age 56)
Birthplace
New York

About

Known for several novels, including Picturing the Wreck and Fugitive Blue, she also published two bestselling memoirs: Devotion and Slow Motion. Also a journalist, she wrote pieces for such publications as Vogue and The New Yorker.

Before Fame

After studying at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, she wrote her first novel, Playing with Fire.

Trivia

She taught creative writing at Wesleyan University, Columbia University, and The New School.

Family Life

She and her screenwriter husband, Michael Maren, collaborated on a screenplay version of her 1998 memoir, Slow Motion.

Associated With

She promoted her memoir, Devotion, on a 2013 episode of Oprah Winfrey's Super Soul Sunday talk show.

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