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).

August 2021

 

WoodenBoat Show

Saturday, August 21, 2021

1 PM

Masin Room

Mystic Seaport

Mystic, CT

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

September 2021

 

Essex Meadows Independent Living

Sunday, September 12,  2021

4 PM

Essex, CT

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

New England Lighthouse Lovers

Sunday, September 19, 2021

10 AM

Sunapee Lake Lodge

Talk on Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse

Nantucket Atheneum

Monday, September 20, 2021

7 PM

Nantucket, MA

Virtual talk on A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes (might be changed to an in-person talk)

Stoneridge

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

4 PM

Mystic, CT

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

Warner Free Lecture Series

Friday, September 24, 2021

7 PM

Harvard, MA

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

Marblehead Museum Book Club

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

7 PM

Marblehead, MA

Joining the book discussion of Brilliant Beacons: The History of the American Lighthouse

October 2021

 

Historic Beverly

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

7 PM

117 Cabot St.

Beverly, MA

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

North Hill Independent Living

Thursday, October 14, 2021

4 PM

865 Central Avenue

Needham, MA

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

November 2021

 

Moses Greeley Parker Lecture Series

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

7 PM

Pollard Memorial Library

276 Broadway

Lowell, MA

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

Needham History Center and Museum

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

7 PM

1147 Central Avenue

Needham, MA

Talk on Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse

Society of Colonial Wars in Massachusetts

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Noon

Union Club

Eight Park St.

Boston, MA

Talk on Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates

February 2022

 

University of Mary Washington

The Crawley Great Lives LectureSeries

Thursday, February 24, 2022

7 PM

Location to be announced

Talk on Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates

May 2022

Abbot Public Library

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

7 PM

235 Pleasant Street

Marblehead, MA

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution

July 2022

Nantucket Atheneum

Monday, July 11, 2022

7 PM

1 India Street

Nantucket, MS

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution

August 2022

Tales of Cape Cod

Monday, August 1, 2022

7 PM

3046 Main St.

Barnstable, MA 

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution

Newbridge on the Charles

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

2 PM

7000 Great Meadow Road

Dedham, MA

Talk on Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution