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).

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 Canada: Jacqueline Mo at Penguin (jacqueline dot mo [at] ca dot penguingroup dot com) or call +1 416 925 2249.
  • 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 email me directly at the address above.

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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