Wednesday June 10
Collected Works Santa Fe, NM
6 pm

Friday June 12
Back of Beyond Moab, Utah
7 PM

Saturday June 13
Reading Between the Covers
Telluride, CO
7:30 pm

Thursday June 18
Bookworm of Edwards
Edwards, CO

June 21
Minnesota Northwoods Writers’ Conference 2015

Thurs July 16
Rumors Coffee and Tea
Crested Butte

Sat July 18
King’s English Salt Lake City

Tuesday July 21
Elk River Books
Livingston, Montana

Wednesday July 22
Bozeman, Country Bookstore

Friday July 24
Indigo Bridge, Lincoln, Nebraska

Events from earlier in spring 2015:

Spring-Summer 2015!

Friday, 5/​1: Ken Sanders Rare Books in Salt Lake City

Sunday, 5/​3: 3 pm afternoon event at Bookworks in Albuquerque

Monday, 5/​4: 7 pm Changing Hands event in Phoenix

Tuesday, 5/​5: 7:30 pm event at Boulder Bookstore

Wednesday 5/​6 Tattered Cover Denver, CO

Friday May 8. 7:30 pm. Oregon State. Corvallis. Valley Library.

Saturday May 16. 7 - 8:30 PM.
Wenatchee Valley College Wenatchee, WA 98801
At the Grove, which is the recital hall at the Music and Arts Center:

Sunday May 17th Birdfest Leavenworth, WA ,
noon to 1:30 PM: talk osprey at the Wenatchee River Institute Barn Learning Center,

Monday 05/​18: Portland 7 :30 PM POWELL'S BOOKSTORE

Tuesday 05/​19: Seattle 7:00 PM ELLIOTT BAY BOOK COMPANY

Wednesday 05/​20: Bellingham, Washington 7 :00 PM VILLAGE BOOKS

Thursday 05/​21: Seattle THIRD PLACE BOOKS

My Books

“Gessner writes with a vividness that brings the serious ecological issues and the beauty of the land into to sharp relief. This urgent and engrossing work of journalism is sure to raise ecological awareness and steer readers to books by the authors whom it references.”—Publishers’ Weekly. Starred Review
My Descent into the Oily Gulf.
Down the Charles River in Pursuit of a New Environmentalism
My story of following the osprey migration from Cape Cod to Cuba and Venezuela and back
"This book is an enormous gift, an act of preservation as important as any chunk of land purchased by The Nature Conservancy. John Hay's stature cannot be overestimated, and David Gessner has done him great justice."—Bill McKibben, author of Wandering Home: A Long Walk Through America’s Most Hopeful Landscape
“A classic of American nature writing.”
--The Boston Globe
"Not since the diatribes from Edward Abbey has anyone in this field come out and made such a sacrilege of our holy texts."
--John Hanson Mitchell
“A highly readable, disarmingly self-conscious meditation on nature, ancestry, and mortality."
The Boston Globe
"Gessner's essays are on fire. He shows us that we can have delightful, imaginative and creative lives by becoming more rooted and connected to the place where we are...Wise and enlivening, provoking us into a higher understanding of both nature and ourselves."
--Rocky Mountain News

Quick Links

Find Authors