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Writer. Radio host. Word nerd.

I co-host the long-running radio show and podcast A Way with Words. I also write about language, and love speaking before live audiences to share the joy of lex.




October 4

Vermont Humanities Lecture Series

Brooks Memorial Library

Brattleboro, Vermont


January 20

Featured speaker

WNIN Public Radio Winter Gala

Evansville, Indiana


January 24

Georgetown University

Introducing Dr. Emily Wilson, translator of The Iliad

Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series

Check out the Photo Gallery

Washington, DC 


April 4

ACES conference

San Diego, CA


April 18

Oregon Heritage Conference

Forest Grove, OR


For general inquiries and bookings: (619) 796-5455 or

visit the Contact page

Have a question for the public radio show and podcast A Way with Words? Visit the show's website or call 877-929-9673 (toll-free in the U.S. and Canada)

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