Posts Tagged ‘Quammen’

A Day in the Life of David Quammen

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What I’m working on: I’m catching up on my duties to National Geographic, after having spent most of last year on my book Spillover. As a Contributing Writer, I do 3 features for Nat Geo per year. Latest assignment is a story derived from an expedition to Franz Josef Land, a remote archipelago in the […]

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David Quammen on turning research into story, part II

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Last week, we published the transcript of a discussion between David Dobbs and David Quammen that we sponsored at last year’s National Association of Science Writers meeting. Today, we present Part II of the conversation between the two Davids. Most of this interview took place by phone in early December. David Dobbs: Where do you […]

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Video: David Quammen interview

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On Tuesday, we posted an edited transcript of an interview that TON contributor and editorial board member David Dobbs conducted with author David Quammen. This conversation took place before a live audience at a TON event at the National Association of Science Writers meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina last October. Below is a video of the conversation […]

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David Quammen on turning research into story, part I

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David Quammen has been one of the world’s leading science writers for over a quarter century, with eight acclaimed nonfiction books, including the iconic The Song of the Dodo, as well as four novels. His new book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, gave us the excuse to interview him for TON — […]

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(Free) tickets to Quammen/Dobbs event in Raleigh

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UPDATE: The (free) tickets for this event are gone — though we’ll have a few at the door. But thanks to the  generosity of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, we’ll be video-recording the event and posting the full video here. Sincerest thanks to BWF’s Russ Campbell for helping us arrange this! *** As we mentioned last week, […]

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Special TON event: A conversation with David Quammen

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UPDATE: The (free) tickets for this event are gone — though we’ll have a few at the door. But thanks to the  generosity of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, we’ll be video-recording the event and posting the full video here. Sincerest thanks to BWF’s Russ Campbell for helping us arrange this! *** See if you can […]

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