About

Portrait on Laurie

Laurie Gwen Shapiro is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist whose writing has appeared in The New YorkerNew YorkThe Daily BeastLapham’s QuarterlySlateAeonThe Forward, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She is a nominee for Best NYC Essay or Article from the GANYC Apple Awards. The Stowaway (Simon & Schuster) was her best selling first full-length work of nonfiction, and was an Indie next selection.  Her next nonfiction book will be Amelia and George, for Viking Books.