Lauren Shapiro is a freelance writer and a dance accompanist. She is a 2017 recipient of the Bronx Council of the Arts BRIO award in the category of literary fiction. Her essay “Tempo Primo” was anthologized in “I Thought My Father Was God – NPR’s National Story Project.” She is a dance accompanist at Alvin Ailey and elsewhere and a writing tutor at Community College.
When her daughter was young, the author learned about suspending disbelief
Jim Owen wants to convince everyone else – one step (or lunge or squat) at a time