I give talks for schools, book shops, science festivals, literary festivals and other events, about my books, the oceans and the environment.

If you’d like me to talk at your event do please get in touch.



UK Tour Dates

28 March The Brilliant Abyss (watch below) Cambridge Festival

22 May Sidmouth Sea Fest

28 May Hay Festival

June 11 Cheltenham Science Festival

June 29 Sea Changers Festival

July 10 Edinburgh Science Festival

July 17 Ways with Words Festival, Dartington Hall

July 18 Climate Conversations, talk and book signing, Sidmouth (live outdoors event by the seafront. Register free here)

October 2 Wigtown Book Festival

October 13 Oxford Lieder Festival

October 23 Norwich Science Festival


US Tour Dates

July 10 Dearborn Public Library, MI (Online 1pm ET. Free. Register here)

July 6 Read Science! podcast

July Kathy Sullivan’s podcast

July 19 Nantucket Atheneum, MA (Online 5.3o pm. Free. Register here)

1 December Harvard Book Store (Online 5pm ET)


Online talks to watch

The Cambridge Festival, The Brilliant Abyss

IET EngTalk, Why the Deep Ocean Matters

My talk at the Royal Institution in London about the wonders of seashells.

At Google I spoke about my book Eye of the Shoal, with artist Aaron John Gregory discussing his creative process making the artwork for the book.


My Tedx talk.