Faculty and Staff Research Series Presents a Book Talk with Lisa Shapiro

“Getting Past the Hurdles: Write the Book!”

September 04, 2023

What: Book Talk: “Getting Past the Hurdles: Write the Book!” Lisa Shapiro (DAR) writing as Lisa M. Lucero
When: Tuesday, Sept. 12, at 4:15 pm

Where: Burling First Floor Lounge

The Libraries’ 2023/24 Faculty/Staff Research Series kicks off on Sept. 12 at 4:15 p.m. in Burling Lounge with Lisa Shapiro, administrative assistant — data and records, Development and Alumni Relations, writing under the pen name Lisa M. Lucero. Lisa will read excerpts from her novel, The Death Firm, and talk about how she began writing and what inspires and motivates her to continue. She will also talk about what got her started writing, her experience as both a journalist and a novelist, and how she makes writing not only enjoyable but habitual.  Refreshments will be provided.

Lisa has written for various newspapers. As a reporter, she has covered a wide range of subjects, including: government, education, crime, arts and entertainment, and community events. Her experience as a journalist has helped develop her writing skills in both journalistic and creative fields. Waves Crashing is her first novel.

She grew up in McPherson, Kansas, and graduated from McPherson High School and Fort Hays State University where she earned her bachelor's degree in communications. She also attended Hutchinson Community College, where she majored in journalism.

Lisa is married to Jeremy Shapiro and has a son and they currently reside in Newton, Iowa.  During her spare time, she loves to travel, read, listen to music, and spend time with her family.

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