February 16, 2021: Illinois Audubon Society’s Lake/Cook Chapter. Virtual

February 19, 2021: Iowa State University guest lecture, 3pm Central. Virtual

February 24, 2021: Sayerville High School, Sayerville, PA. Private presentation

February 25, 2021: Minnesota River Valley Audubon Chapter, Virtual

March 11, 2021: Interviewing Andrea Pitzer, author of ICEBOUND, for Smithsonian Associates. 6:45 pm Eastern. Virtual. Details here

March 12, 2021: Brattleboro Literary Festival. Details TBD

March 18, 2021: Lyngblomsten, St. Paul, MN, private

March 19, 2021: University of Minnesota Dept. of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology guest lecture. Private

March 23, 2021: Wild River Audubon

April 01, 2021: New York City, private event

April 08, 2021: PEN Literary Awards Ceremony, Details TBD

April 15, 2021: Stillwater Public Library, Stillwater, MN, Details TBD

April 21, 2021: Sarasota Audubon, Sarasota, FL. Details TBD

April 29, 2021: Minnesota Book Awards, Details TBD


August 2, 2020: Live interview with BBC Radio Wales, 2:10 pm local time (9:10 am Eastern). Listen here:

August 4, 2020: In conversation with Laurie Hertzel (Minneapolis Star Tribune Books Editor), The Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis, MN, 7:00 pm-8:30 pm Central Time, Zoom Livestream (free, but registration required)

August 10-14, 2020: Recording the audiobook for “Owls of the Eastern Ice”

August 18, 2020: Live interview with NewsTalk Dublin, 18 August 2020. Listen here

August 18, 2020: Poisoned Pen Bookstore, Scottsdale, AZ, Virtual Event. 5 pm Pacific, Facebook Live (free)

August 19, 2020: Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, WA, Zoom Livestream, 7:30 pm Pacific. $5

August 24, 2020: Browseabout Books, Rehoboth Beach, DE, 5:00 pm Eastern. Zoom Livestream (free, but registration required)

August 29, 2020: BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live, ~10:05 am local UK time (5:05am Eastern!!). Listen here:

September 8, 2020: Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Cincinnati, OH, Livestream, 7:00 Eastern, Details TBD

September 9, 2020: Reads & Company, Phoenixville, PA, Livestream, 7:00 Eastern, Details TBD

September 22, 2020: Napa Bookmine, Napa, CA. Livestream. 7pm Pacific. Free, but You must RSVP to attend. RSVP by emailing They will then send you an event link and password.

September 24, 2020: Grass Roots Books, Corvalis, OR, Livestream, 7pm Pacific. Free, Register here

October 01, 2020: University of Minnesota Dept. of Fisheries & Wildlife Alumni Award Ceremony

October 06, 2020: Boise State Public Radio interview, 11am Central, Stream

October 13, 2020: Linnaean Society of New York. Details TBD

October 22, 2020: The Raptor Center, St. Paul, MN, Lunch for Volunteers, closed to the public

November 9, 2020: Isaac Walton League Minnesota, 6pm Central, Zoom livestream. Meeting ID 827 5794 9465

November 10, 2020: Minneapolis Audubon, 7pm Central. Zoom livestream. Free, but registration required.

November 17, 2020: Wild Bird Fund, NYC, 7pm Eastern, Zoom livestream. Free, but registration required

December 01, 2020: South Minneapolis Rotary. Closed to the public

December 13, 2020: International Owl Center, Houston, MN. 1pm Central. Zoom, registration required.

December 15, 2020: Pushkin House, London, UK. In conversation with Sophy Roberts. 6pm Local time. Zoom

January 26, 2021: Rochester Community College, Rochester, MN, closed to the public

February 08, 2021: Toronto Ornithological Club, Toronto, ON. Virtual