Upcoming Talks

Carl Zimmer gives public talks in lecture series, at universities, and at conferences. He also appears on podcasts and radio programs such as Radiolab. Visit Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau  for more information about speaking requests. 

May 13, noon ET: Aspen Institute Book Series. A conversation about Life’s Edge with Sasha Sagan. Details to come.

June 14, 5pm ET: Lewes Public Library (Zoom) Life’s Edge. Details to come.

October 14-17, 2021, Brattleboro, VT: Brattleboro Literary Festival. Details to come.

November 2021, Charleston, SC: Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival. Details to come.


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You can also find an archive of past talks here.

Featured Past Talks

“A Vaccine Breakthrough” (The Daily)

“A Kids’ Guide to the Coronavirus” (The Daily)

“Parasite Tales: The Jewel Wasp’s Zombie Slave”

“The Surviving Branch: The 2016 Stephen Jay Gould Award Lecture”

Evolution Matters: David Quammen and Carl Zimmer