Mark Shapiro and Andrea Shapiro are a husband-wife team known as Shapiro Writers.
They have written works for theater as well as fiction.
Mark Shapiro was raised on the island of Guam where he worked as a journalist before becoming a lobbyist on Capitol Hill. He studied advanced playwriting at HB Studio in New York under the late actor/director Herbert Berghof. His drama, The Shattering, opened Off-Broadway, as did Retribution, a post-Holocaust thriller based on Daniel Stern's award-winning novel "Who Shall Live, Who Shall Die," starring Golden Globe recipient Dennis Christopher.
Andrea Shapiro has a creative arts background in theater and writing. She received acting training at the Acting Studio in Nashville, Tennessee and has performed with various regional theaters including the Tennessee Repertory Theatre and the Delaware Theatre Company. She has one children’s story published and has completed a novel which is currently under consideration for publication. Andrea’s professional background is in Audiology.