Thor Hanson - Author & Biologist

upcoming events

Thor will be on tour soon to support his new book, BUZZ: THE NATURE AND NECESSITY OF BEES (Release date: July 10, 2018).  Check back as new dates are added . . . 


Orcas Island Lit Fest

Presentation, Panel Discussion, Book Signing

Friday-Saturday, April 14-15, 2018

Orcas Island, WA

Times & venues TBD

Books A'Sail - Literary Cruise on Schooner Zodiac

Featured Author

September 11-13, 2018

San Juan Islands, WA

American Museum of Natural History

Thor is a sought-after public speaker and a veteran of hundreds of presentations to audiences ranging from grade school assemblies to university classes, writing conferences, museums, and book clubs. Examples include Town Hall Seattle, Portland Audubon, The Native Plant Society of New Mexico, The Tacoma Art Museum, The High Desert Museum, The Minnesota Raptor Centor, The Beckham Bird Club, The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, The Chuckanut Writers Conference, The Washington Native Plant Society, and the Sonoma Land Trust.

​To book Thor for community reads or other speaking engagements, contact:  Dawn Stuart, Books In Common, (541) 318-6288;