Here’s a list of upcoming and past Orion events. For all live web events, you can find links to archived videos of the conversations and panel discussions. Interested in having Orion partner with your event? Let us know.


June 17, 2021. 6 p.m. ET
American Birds and American Writing
J. Drew Lanham and others

Cosponsored with Library of America

June 29, 2021. 7 p.m. ET
Climate Reads: Braiding Sweetgrass
Cosponsored with Brooklyn Public Library and NYC Writers Rebel

June 30, 2021. 1 p.m. ET
Beyond the Promise of Plastic: How Storytelling Will Change the Future of Plastic
Rebecca Altman, Meera Subramanian, and David Farrier
Cosponsored with Beyond Plastics

July 7, 2021. 6 p.m. ET
Orion Reviews Editor Kerri Arsenault in Conversation with Sumanth Prabhaker
House of Books


Previous Events

Tuesday, May 25, 2021. 7pm ET
Climate Reads: Lauren Groff’s Florida, hosted by Sarah Gerard
Cosponsored with the Brooklyn Public Library

Thursday, April 22, 2021. 3pm ET
Earth Day 2021: Rebecca Solnit and Andri Snaer Magnason
Cosponsored with Point Reyes Books

Thursday, April 22, 2021. 6pm ET
E.O. Wilson: An Earth Day Tribute with David Quammen
Cosponsored by the Library of America

Monday, April 5, 2021. 7pm ET
Amitav Ghosh Keynote Reading and Discussion, Moderated by Emily Raboteau
Cosponsored with the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Thursday, February 25, 2021. 2pm – 3pm ET 
How to Be Animal: Melanie Challenger and George Monbiot (Tickets Only and Tickets + Book)
Melanie Challenger talks about her new book How To Be Animal with George Monbiot

Sunday, February 21, 2021. 1pm – 2pm ET
Paper or Plastic? Legacies of Work, Family, Community
A conversation with Orion reviews editor Kerri Arsenault and plastics series guest editor Rebecca Altman

February 19, 2021. 9pm ET
Powell’s Books Presents: Dr. Robert Michael Pyle in conversation with David Cross


November 30, 2020
Airmail: A Conversation Pam Houston, Amy Irvine, and Sumanth Prabhaker
Co-hosted with Torrey House Press
Recording: Introduction and the full event.


November 4, 2020
Rebecca Solnit and Terry Tempest Williams after Election Day
Co-hosted with Point Reyes Books
Recording here.


October 20, 2020
Boundless Brothers: A Dialogue with David James Duncan and Hank Lentfer on
the lives of Richard K. Nelson and Brian Doyle
Co-hosted with Mountaineers Books
Recording here.


October 1, 2020
On Writing and Reading the Environment
Co-sponsored for the Brooklyn Book Festival
Panelists: Kerri Arsenault, Meehan Crist, Bathsheba Demuth, John Freeman, Emily Raboteau, and Meera Subramanian.
Recording here.


September 24, 2020
Kerri Arsenault and John Freeman on Mill Town
Co-hosted with Point Reyes Books
Recording here.


September 16, 2020
Scott Russell Sanders and Bob Pyle in conversation
Co-hosted by Elliot Bay Book Company
Recording here.