I’m thrilled that I’ll be able to talk about jellyfish in a bunch of wonderful venues. Here’s a rundown:

November 4, 2017 at 1 pm. Texas Book Festival! I’ll be talking with polar scientist Peter Wadhams and geneticist Spencer Wells in the CSPAN/Book TV Tent about climate change, ice, jellyfish, and what the future holds. (Austin, TX)

November 9, 2017 at 7 pm. Book People Book Launch! Come for the Electric Jellyfish IPA and stay for the jellyfish trivia – there will be prizes! (Austin, TX)

November 14, 2017 at 7 pm. Interabang Books. Help Keith and me celebrate our wedding anniversary (really!) with some jellyfish stories in Cowtown. (Dallas, TX)

November 18th, 2017 at 2 pm. Science Mill. I’m so excited to talk jellyfish in the hill country where they used to swim 50-odd million years ago. (Johnson City, TX)

November 21, 2017 at 7 pm. Left Bank Books. Bringing the jellyfish back to my home town! (St. Louis, MO)

January 6, 2018 at 6 pm. San Francisco JCC. Science on the Screen features the gorgeous movie Ponyo and we’ll talk about the way jellyfish are depicted on film. You can buy tickets here! (San Francisco, CA)

January 8, 2018 at 7 pm. Bookshop Santa Cruz. Thrilled to travel to the other weirdest bookstore in the world to talk Spineless. (Santa Cruz, CA)


January 9, 2018 at 7 pm Stanford University. This is going to be EPIC! And how freaking cool is this event poster?

January 21, 2018 Powells Bookstore. The mother ship! So excited to be able to talk about Spineless at this most iconic bookstore. (Portland, OR)

January 22, 2018 Eliot Bay Book Company. Along with talking jellies at this terrific book store, I’m hoping to get a jellyfish in the foam of my latte while I’m in coffee country! (Seattle, WA)

January 24, 2018 at 12 pm. University of Southern California. Back where I defended my dissertation, I’ll have the chance to go to the podium once again. (Los Angeles, CA)

January 24, 2018 at 7 pm. Chevaliers Books. Here I come Hollywood? Delighted to have the chance to speak about jellyfish at this lovely bookstore in the heart of LA! (Los Angeles, CA)

February  16, 2018 AAAS comes to Austin! I’ll be doing a reading at 4:30 and hosting a meet and greet at 2:30 in UT’s Austin Lounge. Stop by! (Austin, TX)

February 21, 2018 Speed Spineless is happening at Austin’s Pecha Kucha, where I rise (hopefully) to the challenge of explaining the entire book in 6 minutes and 40 seconds.  (Austin, TX)

March 9, 2018 at 7 pm. Malvern Books. So thrilled to be part of the Borderless series on art, action, and justice. Because what’s more borderless than the seas? (Austin, TX)

April 7, 2018 I’m really looking forward to being part of San Antonio’s Book Festival! 11 am in (San Antonio, TX)

May 17, 2018 Thinkery 21. Come for the Tito’s and the Drunk Goggles; stay for the demo of jellyfish swimming. There will be jetting!

May 21, 2018  My East Coast debut! Astoria Bookshop in Queens, NY

May 23, 2018 Watchung Booksellers in Montclair, New Jersey.

May 24, 2018 Austin Public Library. In conversation with Jack Davis who wrote the extraordinary, The Gulf. (Austin, TX)

August 19, 2018 Tumble: The Live Show at the Scottish Rite Theater, Austin TX More to come!