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Blue Skies

Speaking Engagements

Over the past ten years I have given more than 350 talks and slide shows on a variety of my books. A partial list of the venues where I have spoken includes the following: American Museum of Natural History, Mystic Seaport, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Mariner's Museum and Park, Tenement Museum, South Street Seaport, National Archives, Politics & Prose Bookstore, Porter Square Bookstore, Harvard Bookstore, Concord Bookshop, Larchmont Yacht Club, Nantucket Whaling Museum, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Cape Cod Natural History Museum, Yale University, House of Seven Gables, Boston Athenaeum, Boston Public Library, Concord Festival of Writers, Town Hall Seattle, and scores of libraries throughout New England. 

If you are interested in having me as a speaker for any of my books, please contact me via the contact form on this website (see tab above).

Blue Skies

May 2023

Eastern Yacht Club

Thursday, May 4, 2023

7 PM

Marblehead, MA

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution

Old Colony History Museum

Thursday, May 18, 2023

6 PM

Old Colony History Museum

66 Church Green

Taunton, MA

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution

Michelle Smith Lecture Series

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

7 PM

Mount Vernon, VA

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution

June 2023

Museum of the American Revolution

Saturday, June 3, 2023

2 PM

101 South Third Street

Philadelphia, PA

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution

Pequot Library

Thursday, June 8, 2023

6 PM

720 Pequot Ave.

Southport, CT

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution

Flint Public Library

Thursday, June 29, 2023

6 PM

1 South Street

Middleton, MA

Talk on Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse

July 2023

National Maritime Historical Society

Thursday, July 20, 2023

6:30 PM

Hendrik Hudson Public Library

185 Kings Ferry Road

Montrose, NY

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution

August 2023

General Henry Knox Museum

The Knox Annual Lecture

Thursday, August 17, 2023

5 PM

First Baptist Church

212 Main Street

Thomaston, ME

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution

Talk followed by a gala and auction at the Saltwater Fields Barn

September 2023

Somerset County Library System of New Jersey

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Somerset County, NJ

Zoom talk on A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes

Marblehead Museum

Thursday, September 28, 2023

7 PM

170 Washington St.

Marblehead, MA

Talk on Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America

October 2023

Millis Public Library

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

7 PM

961 Main Street

Millis, MA

Talk on A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes

 

December 2023

Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Winter Court gathering at The Hope Club in Providence, RI

Private Event

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution

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