Thursday, March 22, 2012

Announcing the 2012 Taos Conference Keynote: Dani Shapiro!

We could not be more thrilled to welcome acclaimed author Dani Shapiro as this year's Keynote Speaker!

Check out her bio below, and visit her website for more information. While you're there, be sure to check out her blog, Moments of Being, which is full of wonderfully insightful essays on the writing process.

Dani Shapiro is the bestselling author of the memoirs 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 Los Angeles Times, and has been widely anthologized. She has taught in the writing programs at Columbia, NYU, The New School and Wesleyan University, and she is co-founder of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. She is a contributing editor at Travel + Leisure. She lives with her family in Litchfield County, Connecticut. Her new book, Still Writing, will be out in 2013.
Dani will deliver her Keynote remarks at 8 pm on Sunday, July 15th, to kick off this year's 14th annual Conference. We can't think of a better way to get started!

1 comment:

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