Leanne Shapton

Leanne Shapton, photo by Robbie Lawrence

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 not-for-profit imprint specializing in art and photography books. She grew up in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Shapton’s Swimming Studies won the 2012 National Book Critic’s Circle Award for Autobiography, and was long listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2012.