Presentation and travel dates

Meet the North is my current project, sponsored by Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic. On the heels of Paddlenorth, I’ve hit the road for Svalbard, Greenland, Iceland and beyond. Paddlenorth is available for order through Amazon, Chapters or your independent bookstore. It was published in the fall of 2014 in Canada and the U.S.

2016 places and dates

December 5, Ottawa, Ontario

Speaker for the Canadian Museum of Nature’s Annual Volunteer Luncheon.

A presentation featuring the latest travels from Meet the North and a discussion of connection to place.

December 6-31, Antarctica

Naturalist aboard the National Geographic Explorer

 

Past events 2016

October 6-10, Reykjavik, Iceland

Participant in the Arctic Circle Conference with special guest Ban Ki-moon.

September, West Greenland

Northbound again with Meet the North!

July 11-August 15, Iceland & Greenland

Naturalist aboard the National Geographic Explorer

May 19, Almonte, Ontario

Speaker for the Mississippi Field Naturalists’s Annual Dinner

A presentation featuring the latest travels from Meet the North and a discussion of connection to place.

April, Baffin Island

Northbound with Meet the North.

January 1-February 2, Antarctica

Naturalist aboard the National Geographic Explorer

 

Past events 2015

December 8-11, Vancouver, B.C.

ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting

As the largest annual Arctic research gathering held in Canada, ArcticNet’s ASM is the ideal venue to showcase results from all fields of Arctic research and stimulate discussion and foster collaborations among people with a vested interest in the Arctic and its peoples.

November 12, Toronto, ON

The Society of Camp Directors

6:oo pm

A presentation about Meet the North: Life in the Arctic, One Introduction at a Time, featuring new photographs from Iceland and a discussion about connection to place.

September 9-22, Iceland

My new project, Meet the North, hits Iceland for a two-week road trip with photographer Eric Guth.

Find us on Instagram @meetthenorth or look us up on Facebook. We are getting to know life in the Arctic, one introduction at a time.

July 29-September 8, Greenland and Arctic Canada

Naturalist aboard the National Geographic Explorer

July 10, Lakefield, Ontario

The Lakefield Literary Festival

8:00pm

It’s a night about the north with Jennifer Kingsley, James Raffan and Shelley Wright.

June 3-July 8, Svalbard, Norway

Naturalist aboard the National Geographic Explorer

April 27, Ottawa, Ontario

Evening presentation with the Ottawa International Writer’s Festival at Christ Church Cathedral

6:30pm

Join Jennifer Kingsley, Deni Béchard and moderator Matthew Pearson for “Close Encounters with the Natural World.”

$15 in advance, $20 at the door.

April 14, Ottawa, Ontario

Evening presentation with the Ottawa Field Naturalists Club, Neatby Building, 960 Carling Ave.

7:00-9:00pm

Join Ottawa author and naturalist Jennifer Kingsley for a trip across the Arctic by canoe.

April 9, Ottawa, Ontario

Public talk (with cookies!) at Thyme & Again

7:00-8:30pm

We’ll go beyond Paddlenorth on a visual journey around the Canadian High Arctic and Greenland.

March 21, New York, New York

111th Annual Explorer’s Club Dinner at the American Museum of Natural History

March 4-15, Cambodia

Land Leader for Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic voyages aboard the Jahan along the Mekong River

February 25, Ottawa, Ontario

Evening presentation at St. Matthias Church

7:00-8:30pm

Women Sharing will be hosting Jennnifer Kingsley, a local author who will present an illustrated talk on her recent book Paddlenorth: Adventure,Resilience, and Renewal in the Arctic Wild about her 54-day paddling adventure on the Back River to the Arctic Ocean.

P.S. Refreshments will be served (read: fresh baking!)

February 24, Ottawa, Ontario

Evening presentation with the RA Canoe Camping Club

7:00-9:00pm

Free and all welcome. Location TBA.

Join Ottawa author and naturalist Jennifer Kingsley for a trip across the Arctic by canoe as told in her new book Paddlenorth: Adventure, Resilience, and Renewal in the Arctic Wild. She’ll talk about wildlife, whitewater and life on a 54-day expedition.

February 20-21, Toronto, Ontario

Host at the Wilderness Canoe Symposium

January 21-February 10, Vietnam and Cambodia

Land Leader for Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic voyages aboard the Jahan along the Mekong River

 

Past events 2014

November 16, Toronto, Ontario

Brunch event with Ben McNally Books and the Globe and Mail featuring Andrew Peacock, Michael Winter and Jennifer Kingsley

10:30am-12:30pm

King Edward Hotel, 37 King St. East

Brunch takes place in the Vanity Fair Ballroom on the 2nd floor of the King Edward Hotel. Tickets are $50.00 each (taxes included).

November 6, Banff, Alberta

The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival. Yahoo!

2:00pm

Great Bear Wild: Ian McAllister and
Paddlenorth: Jennifer Kingsley

Max Bell Auditorium
$15

November 5, Calgary, Alberta

An evening with the Bow Waters Canoe Club.

7:30pm

A presentation and reading for the members of Calgary’s paddling community.

October 22, Victoria, B.C.

Evening presentation at the Victoria Public Library, Central Branch, 735 Broughton Street.

7:00-8:30pm 

Join Jennifer Kingsley, author and naturalist, on her Arctic voyage as she recounts stories, shows photos, reads select passages and answers questions. Come and say hi!

October 20, Vancouver, B.C.

Evening presentation at Mountain Equipment Co-0p (MEC). 130 West Broadway Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 1P3

6:00-7:00 p.m.

Free admission.

Join author and naturalist Jennifer Kingsley for slides, stories and a sample of her new book, Paddlenorth. Meet other paddlers, talk about adventure, get inspired.

October 19, Vancouver, B.C.

Evening presentation at Book Warehouse, 4118 Main Street at 25th Ave.

6:30-8:00 p.m.

Free admission.

Join author and naturalist Jennifer Kingsley for stories and a sample of her new book, Paddlenorth. Meet other people who love travel writing. Say hi to Jenny.

October 16, Calgary, Alberta

Circling the North at Wordfest, Calgary’s Literary Festival

6:00-7:30pm
Festival Hall – 1215 10 ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: $35
Special Event / Northern Nibbles Included

Journey into the heart of the north as chef, author and cooking columnist Michele Genest joins conservationists Jennifer Kingsley, James Raffan and Kathleen Winter as they reflect on the beauty, vulnerability and often-invisible presence of the arctic. Hosted by Jamie Clarke.

Wednesday, October 8, Almonte, Ontario

Party in Almonte with Mill Street Books.

Doors: 6:30 p.m.
Event: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Location: The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, 3 Rosamond St E. (by The Millfall)

All are welcome. Join Jennifer for a slide show and reading, including some images from her recent 2014 Arctic voyage.

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Thursday, September 25, Ottawa, Ontario

Book Launch presentation and party! Free admission. All are welcome.

Doors: 6:30 p.m.
Event: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Location: The Cube Gallery, 1285 Wellington St. W.

Join local author and naturalist Jennifer Kingsley for an immersive Arctic experience. Jennifer will show slides, tell stories and read from her new book. Expedition equipment, natural objects from the north and artifacts from the writing process will also be on display. You can even try a sample of some trip food.

Books will be available for sale and Jennifer will be happy to sign your copy. Join us!
Special thanks to Don and the Cube Gallery for their support and to Mill St. Books from Almonte, Ontario.

August 19-September 12, the Northwest Passage

Naturalist aboard the National Geographic Explorer

More about Paddlenorth:

“A perilous journey through an unforgiving landscape. A wild adventure that sweeps you up in its wake. Jennifer Kingsley is a wicked paddler and a beautiful writer.”–Andrew Westoll, author of The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary