“I made up an E chord and I strummed it and I sat up like Dracula coming out of his box. I was alive! I’d been on my back for two months and I was out of bed in a week.”
A few years ago a producer asked Tim Cahill and me to record an interview at Yellowstone. Here’s the 10-minute pilot that came from that weekend in the snow.
In 2004, the launch event for my book “A Sense of Place” was a conversation in San Francisco with Isabel Allende, Tim Cahill, Jeff Greenwald and Jan Morris. It’s 90 minute long but you can watch it in segments. Click here to watch the video.
I asked what he thinks of former SF Giants pitcher Brian Wilson. His reply: “Never heard of him.”
Michael Shapiro is co-teaching an on-river adventure writing workshop on one of America’s premier whitewater rivers: The Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho. For details, see Idaho River Journey’s site.
David Sedaris is not a rock star. He’s an author, radio contributor, humorist, playwright, and essayist. Yet when he walks onstage Saturday night , October 30, at the Wells Fargo Center, he’ll be greeted with as much effusive enthusiasm as any heartthrob musician. This slight, 53-year-old man is not only talented, insightful and funny, with […]
Aug 11-14, 2011, Book Passage Travel Writers Conference, Corte Madera, Calif. Michael Shapiro will serve on panels and sign copies of A Sense of Place: Great Travel Writers Talk About Their Craft, Lives, and Inspiration and Guatemala: A Journey Through the Land of the Maya. Shapiro is part of a faculty at this seminar that […]