Dani Shapiro is the bestselling author of the memoirs 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, The New York Times Book Review, the op-ed pages of The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and has been broadcast on “This American Life”. 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. In Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life (Grove Press) Shapiro offers a blend of deeply personal stories about what formed her as a writer, tales from other authors, and a searching look at her own creative process. She also offers her gift to writers everywhere: an elegant guide of hard-won wisdom and advice for staying the course.