Thursday, January 29, 2015

New York City

McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St at 7:00 pm

 Dani celebrates the  30th anniversary of the first issue, the storied San Francisco literary journal ZYZZYVA.  Dani will read, along with contributors Kathleen Alcott, Ben Greenman, Daniel Tovrov, John Freeman, and Paul Beatty.  Hosted by Buzzfeed Books’ Isaac Fitzgerald, come and find out what makes ZYZZYVA “one of the country’s finest literary journals” (Ron Charles, The Washington Post). This one is the opposite of a ZZZZZ.

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Monday, February 16, 2015

Smyrna Beach, FL

Atlantic Center for the Arts

Dani will be in residence as a master artist from Monday, February 16, 2015 to Sunday, March 8, 2015

The application deadline is Sunday, November 9, 2014.

“My hope is to create a dynamic, creative, mixed-genre laboratory environment in which serious writers of fiction and memoir experiment with different modes of capturing internal life on the page. ”


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Friday, February 27, 2015

Lenox, MA


Join Dani Shapiro for an  inspiring weekend retreat that will stay with you long after you return home. Through a powerful blend of meditation and movement accessible to everyone, generative writing exercises, group sharing, and discussion, we explore the courage, persistence, and patience that it takes to dive into memory and generate new work.

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Saturday, April 11, 2015

Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis Convention Center & Hilton Minneapolis Hotel at TBD

Dani will be one of the featured presenters at the 2015 AWP conference in Minneapolis.


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Friday, May 29, 2015

Whidbey Island, WA


May 29-31

Join us for an extraordinary weekend salon at the famed Whidbey Institute led by renowned women writers. 

Connect in diverse and powerful small-group workshops. Enjoy dynamic keynotes and discussions about opportunities and challenges for women who write. Share meals, open mics, conversation and community in a stunningly beautiful setting. Join Dani along with Ruth Ozeki,  Carole DeSanti, Rahna Reiko Rizzuto, Victoria Redel, and Hannah Tinti.

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