Leanne Shapton is an author, artist, and publisher based in New York City. She is the cofounder, with photographer Jason Fulford, of J&L Books, an internationally distributed nonprofit imprint specializing in art and photography books.
Shapton’s Swimming Studies, a collection of autobiographical sketches that explore the worlds of competitive and recreational swimming, won the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography and was long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year in 2012. She is coauthor of Women in Clothes, a New York Times bestseller.
She grew up in Mississauga, Ontario, and currently lives in New York City.
Guestbook: Ghost Stories (2019)
Women in Clothes (2014)
Swimming Studies (2012)
Was She Pretty? (2006)
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