2014 Hamptons Summer Series: Brain on Fire

Simon & Schuster

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center

76 Main Street

Westhampton Beach, NY


Tickets available to buy


Adult Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party

Sachem Public Library

150 Holbrook Road

Holbrook, NY


(A sampling of) PAST APPEARANCES w/ links

Grand Rounds (presentations to a group of med students, practicing clinicians, and researchers)

Duke University’s pediatric neurology department with Dr. Preud’homme, Dr. Galantine, and Dr.  Van Meter, see full video here;

Washington University’s neurology department with Dr.  Ances;

University of Pennsylvania’s psychiatry department;

Oxford University’s psychiatry department in the UK with Dr. Vincent;

University of Liverpool neurology rounds with Dr. Solomon;

Erasmus University Rotterdam neurology department with Dr. Titulaer;

recipient of a 2014 Poynter Fellowship in Journalism at Yale University, presented to the psychiatry and neurology departments, see description of event here

narrative Medicine Rounds at Columbia University 


powerHouse Arena,

Barnes & Nobel (various locations),Books and Books, Bookends,Brookline, Boulevard Books, Book People, Bookwork’s and UNM’s Center for Life,Left Bank Books,Porter Square Books, Tattered Book, Book Cellar, Magers and Quinn, RJ Julia, Foyles, Waterstone, Oblong Books (watch it here), Rainy Day books, others and more to come!


2012’s New Atlantic Independent Book Sellers Association, 2012’s New England Independent Book Sellers Association, 2012’s Miami Book Festival, 2013’s Gaithersburg Book Festival; 2013’s Edinburgh Book Festival


Misc. Events:

Conversation with neuroscientist Carl Schoonover at the Observatory in NY;

reading and music event with the Lysander Piano Trio at the Oracle Club in NY;

Book launch in UK with the Encephalitis Society at Foyles bookstore;

speaker at Rare Disease Day 2012 at the NIH;

Mid-Manhattan Library event with Dr. Souhel Najjar and members of the AE Alliance, Dr. Helen Egger, Daniel Egger, Will McDow, and Leslie Mcdow;

Story Collider presentation in NY (hear full talk here);

key note speaker at the 2013 Northwestern Perinatal Mental Health Conference;

speaker at the TEDXAmsterdamWomen 2013, watch here


For appearance inquiries please contact:


Hadley Walker

Simon & Schuster Speaker’s Bureau


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