Contact

Contact

Feel free to email me at oliver (dot) burkeman (at) gmail (dot) com. I try to answer all personal email, but it sometimes takes a few days!

Literary agents

I'm represented by Tina Bennett at WME in New York (+1 212 586 5100) and by Elizabeth Sheinkman at WME in London (+44 20 7534 6800). 
For translation requests contact: Tracy Fisher, Director of Foreign Rights, WME: tf@wmeentertainment.com

Publicity for The Antidote

For publicity inquiries in connection with The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking, please contact:

  • In the UK: Jaz Lacey-Campbell at Canongate Books (jaz dot lacey-campbell [at] canongate dot co dot uk) or call +44 (0) 131 557 5111.
  • In the US: Jeff Seroy and Sarah Scire at Farrar, Straus & Giroux (jeff dot seroy [at] fsgbooks.com, sarah dot scire at fsgbooks.com) or call +1 212 741 6900.
  • In Australia and New Zealand: Rachel Shepheard at Text Publishing (rachel dot shepheard [at] textpublishing dot com dot au) or call +61 3 8610 4500.
  • In the Netherlands: Anne Broekman at Ambo Anthos (abroekman [at] amboanthos dot nl) or call +31 (0)20 524 54 35.
  • For other editions, please email me at the address above and I'll put you in touch.

Speaking

For speaking engagements, please contact:

Kathleen Nishimoto
WME Speakers
(1) 212 903 1376
kn@wmeentertainment.com
www.wmeimgspeakers.com

Book groups

Schedule permitting, I'm always happy to talk with book groups or similar organisations. I'm based in Brooklyn, New York, but am frequently in the UK – and in any case, I've found it works well to do these by Skype or FaceTime, making geography irrelevant. To set up a book group discussion, please email me at the address above.

Oliver Burkeman I'm a writer for The Guardian based in Brooklyn, New York. My new book, The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking explores the upsides of negativity, uncertainty, failure and imperfection. Each week in This Column Will Change Your Life I write about social psychology, self-help culture, productivity and the science of happiness, and make unprovoked attacks on The Secret.

I also blog about things for Guardian US and write a monthly column for Psychologies magazine. Hello.

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