Doree Shafrir

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Doree Shafrir
Nationality USA
Occupation writer and editor

Doree Shafrir is an American author and senior writer at BuzzFeed.[1] She was previously an editor at Rolling Stone, Gawker and The New York Observer.[2] She lives in Los Angeles with husband Matt Mira, a comedy writer and podcaster.[3]

With Jessica Grose she founded the Postcards From Yo Momma website.[4] She and Grose co-authored a book based on Postcards From Yo Momma, titled Love, Mom: Poignant, Goofy, Brilliant Messages from Home, which was published by Hyperion in March 2009.[5] Shafrir's first novel, STARTUP, was published by Little, Brown on April 25, 2017.[6][7][8]

Personal life[edit]

In an interview with Nerdist Shafrir and her husband Mira described meeting through the Tinder dating app.[1] She said she feared they set an unrealistic example, because they fell in love with the first person they met, on the site.


  1. ^ a b Katie Levine (April 18, 2017). "NERDIST PODCAST: DOREE SHAFRIR". The Nerdist Podcast. Retrieved May 6, 2017. 
  2. ^ New York Observer
  3. ^ About - Doree Shafrir
  4. ^ Postcards From Yo Momma
  5. ^ Love, Mom: Poignant, Goofy, Brilliant Messages from Home on
  6. ^ Helen Holmes (April 25, 2017). "Sex, Lies and Tech: How New Novel Skewers Startup Culture". Rolling Stone Magazine. Retrieved May 6, 2017. Thankfully we have Shafrir to dissect the prosperous, murky, threatening and male-dominated environment of startup culture like an expert because, well, she is one. 
  7. ^ Eric Johnson (April 27, 2017). "Doree Shafrir's new novel 'Startup' is all about sex, lies and digital media". Recode magazine. Retrieved May 6, 2017. Instead, “Startup” traces what happens when a 24-year-old tech reporter uncovers a scandal involving the 28-year-old CEO of a mindfulness app. Shafrir said she specifically wanted to tell a story about today’s New York — not Silicon Valley and not the New York of the past. 
  8. ^ About - Doree Shafrir