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Laurie Gwen Shapiro is an American writer and filmmaker. She resides in New York City, where she was born and raised, and is a graduate of that city's renowned Stuyvesant High School. The 2001 documentary film Keep The River on Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale, which she co-produced and co-directed with her brother David, received numerous awards[1], including:

Her semi-autobiographical first novel, The Unexpected Salami, was named an American Library Association notable book in 1998[2].



  • (1998) The Unexpected Salami (Algonquin Books)
  • (2004) The Anglophile (Red Dress Ink)
  • (2005) The Matzo Ball Heiress (Red Dress Ink)
  • (2006) Brand X: The Boyfriend Account (Random House)


  • (1999) The McCourts of Limerick (Cinemax) (co-producer)
  • (2000) The McCourts of New York (Cinemax) (co-producer)
  • (2001) Keep The River on Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale (IFC) (co-producer/co-director)
  • (2008) Finishing Heaven (HBO) (producer)


  • (2002) Inventing Color


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