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Off the Page with Science Writer Sam Kean

November 13, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Gulf Gate Library hosts science writer Sam Kean for a discussion on life as a science writer and the stories brought to life in his books as part of “Off the Page Literary Celebration.” Sam Kean spent years collecting mercury from broken thermometers as a kid, and now he’s a writer in Washington, D.C. His stories have appeared in The Best American Science and Nature Writing, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Slate, and Psychology Today, among other places, and his work has been featured on NPR’s Radiolab, Science Friday, and All Things Considered.

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Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Library Foundation for Sarasota County. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

November 13, 2023 @ 6:00 pm -
November 13, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

Other

Presenter Information:
Sam Kean, Science Writer
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
In-person

Event Contact:

Event Venue:

Gulf Gate Library
7112 Curtiss Ave
Sarasota, Florida 34231
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