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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Speakers

These bestselling, award-winning author speakers explore thoughtful and insightful perspectives on Asian-American cultural identity and the immigrant experience.

Award-Winning Author Speakers

Boasting Pulitzers, National Book Awards, and reams of critical acclaim, these award-winning author speakers are true literary masters.

Bestselling Author Speakers

Some storytellers capture the attention of the nation. These “must-read” author speakers dominate bestseller lists, movie screens, book clubs, and conversations.

Black History Month Speakers

These motivational author speakers discuss some of the most crucial topics relating to African-American experiences, including identity, inequality, national history, and popular culture.

Children's Author Speakers

Our beloved children’s author speakers bring the same enthusiasm, humor, and sense of wonder found in their books to the stage, inspiring audiences of all ages.

Christian Audiences

Offering fresh perspectives on meaning, mercy, and purpose, these Christian author speakers motivate and enlighten audiences of faith.

Civil Rights + Social Justice Speakers

These author speakers challenge the status quo, fight for civil rights, and seek to transform the criminal justice system. Their talks reveal pathways to change and compelling visions for the future.

College + University Speakers

Engaging today with the world-changers of tomorrow, our college author speakers inspire students and faculty to foster dialogue on topics as diverse as the campuses they visit.

Culture + Arts Speakers

Deep thinkers, artists, and influencers comprise our roster of arts author speakers. They share what’s new, captivating, and currently influencing cultural conversations.

Current + Social Issues Speakers

In an ever-changing societal landscape, these author speakers share personal stories, insightful reporting, and imaginative narratives to illuminate our world.

Education Speakers

These education author speakers do more than build better schools: they build better lives. Their ideas and programs re-imagine our approaches to education for all, from infancy to adulthood.

Entrepreneurship Speakers

True pioneers of their respective industries, these entrepreneurship speakers discuss their business ventures and how determination and perseverance helped them navigate risks on the road to success.

Environment + Sustainability Speakers

Creating a sustainable future starts today. Our environmental author speakers share solutions for protecting the things that matter most--in our bodies and homes, on our plates, and in the natural world.

Film and TV Adaptation Speakers

Giving behind-the-scenes insights, these film and TV adaptation author speakers bring stories to life at the podium that we have come to love on the page and screen.

First Year Experience Speakers

From debut voices to bestselling luminaries, hard-hitting journalists to legendary intellectuals and social justice pioneers, these First Year Experience speakers build community among students while challenging, engaging, and inspiring them to start their college career with a fresh perspective.

Food + Nutrition Speakers

From urban farmers to home chefs, these author speakers share a passion for exploring the ways that food binds us to our land, our history, and one another.

Healthcare + Medicine Speakers

Our expert healthcare author speakers share personal stories, in-depth research, and lessons from medical history to challenge conventionally held ideas about care, compassion, policy, and more.

History Speakers

Our historian author speakers illuminate the biographies of some of the most significant figures in history, revealing larger perspectives on the past so that we may better shape the future.

Innovation + Creativity Speakers

These creativity and innovation speakers deliver inspiring lectures that ignite ideas while also providing practical lessons for getting the most from your business and your life.

Jewish Audiences

These author speakers share personal stories and keen commentary to tackle issues relevant to Jewish culture, religion, tradition, and history.

Journalist Speakers

Our award-winning journalist speakers give behind-the-scenes insight into the stories shaping the news. Their vast experience, curiosity, and passion make for riveting and enlightening lectures.

Leadership Speakers

This powerful group of author speakers knows what it means to lead. From CEOs to military officers to creative visionaries, they leave audiences with the knowledge and tools necessary to rise to any challenge.

LGBTQ + Gender Issues Speakers

As advocates for LGBTQ and gender issues, these author speakers share their stories and explore the complexity of human experience in love, identity, and expression.

Library + Community Reads Speakers

Our award-winning author speakers are favorites for libraries and community reads. Their compelling stories entertain audiences and ignite conversations that continue long after their events end.

Literary Fiction Speakers

Our thought-provoking literary fiction author speakers are masters of craft, innovation, and storytelling. They connect with audiences to provide an intimate glimpse into their writing process and inspiration.

Marketing + Sales Speakers

Today’s marketing and sales environment is constantly evolving. These marketing author speakers share their most up-to-date and effective tactics for sparking interest and closing the deal.

Military + War Speakers

Our military speakers offer inspired perspectives from their experiences on and off the battlefield. Their topics include first-hand war stories, in-depth examinations of both current and historical conflicts, and lessons on leadership and resiliency.

Motivational + Inspirational Speakers

These motivational author speakers not only deliver uplifting messages of hope and survival but also provide practical ways to initiate positive change.

New Speakers

From bestselling authors and award-winning journalists to world-changing activists and business mavens, these new speakers are a who’s who of important voices, offering fresh perspectives on a wide range of topics.

Parenting Speakers

Our roster of parenting author speakers deliver practical, real-world solutions to the problems modern parents and caregivers face every day.

Politics Speakers

Our political author speakers dissect today’s big stories. These journalists, correspondents, historians, and politicians thoughtfully explore present-day issues and what’s to come on the world's stage.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Authors

From biographies to memoir, journalism to fiction, these Pulitzer Prize-winning author speakers have dedicated their lives to perfecting their craft, and are among our most celebrated writers today.

Religion + Spirituality Speakers

Our spirituality author speakers explore life’s biggest questions, pursuing the purpose and meaning found in religious and philosophical thought.

Science Speakers

Enlightening and accessible, our science author speakers explore health, medicine, the environment, and beyond to reveal the intricate connections between science and ourselves.

Technology Speakers

From cyber security to net neutrality, these speakers discuss the coming trends in technological innovation and explain what these advancements mean for society.

TED Talks Speakers

Bring the excitement of TED to your audience. These author speakers have captivated audiences from the TED stage and are leaders in the technology, creative, political, health, and social justice fields.

Women's Interest Speakers

These author speakers inspire and empower audiences, bringing their unique perspectives to a diverse range of topics relevant to women’s interests.

Young Adult Author Speakers

Many people fondly remember a book or author that significantly impacted their life. These author speakers share their inspirations and personal stories to truly connect with young adult audiences.