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Kate Sullivan interviews author and creative writing instructor Dani Shapiro on this segment of About the Books.

Her most recent book, Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life, has been called "instructive and inspiring" by Vanity Fair. 

Shapiro's stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, One Story, Ploughshares, Electric Literature, n+1, Elle, Vogue, The New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, and have been broadcast on NPR's "This American Life."  She teaches creative writing nationally and internationally at universities and in Italy. She lives in Connecticut with her family.

Recent guests on the WordSmitten About the Books broadcast include Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Paul Harding (Tinkers), Jane Smiley (A Thousand Acres), Elizabeth Strout (Olive Kitteridge), and Edward P. Jones (The Known World).

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