Michael Shapiro

Michael Shapiro is a professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He spent five years with newspapers in New Jersey and Chicago before becoming a magazine writer. His work has appeared in such publications as the New Yorker, Esquire, the New York Times Magazine, and Sports Illustrated. Founder of The Big Roundtable, a publishing platform for nonfiction narrative stories, he has authored several nonfiction books, including The Last Good Season: Brooklyn, the Dodgers, and Their Final Pennant Race Together.