Welcome to The Martell Agency Speakers Page.  We are delighted to offer a selection of prize-winning authors, journalists, and academics available to speak at your next event.  All experts in their field, our speakers cover a wide variety of popular contemporary topics.  We’d be happy to provide further information or help you select the ideal speaker for your particular needs. Please contact Alice Martell at afmartell@themartellagency.com or at 212-317-2672.

David Haskell Biography & Books

David Haskell

Pulitzer Prize finalist THE FOREST UNSEEN: A Year's Watch in Nature by David Haskell is a modern classic of nature writing. Read More
Gail Collins Biography & Books

Gail Collins

Gail Collins, a best-selling author and New York Times columnist, is one of America's leading political commentators. Read More
Laurence J. Kotlikoff Biography & Books

Laurence J. Kotlikoff

A leading economist, Prof. Laurence Kotlikoff's columns and blogs appear in the Financial Times, Bloomberg, Forbes, Vox, and The Economist. Read More
Philip Moeller Biography & Books

Philip Moeller

A noted financial journalist, Philip Moeller is the co-author of the best-seller, GET WHAT'S YOURS: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security. Read More
Domingo Martinez Biography & Books

Domingo Martinez

Domingo Martinez is the best-selling author of THE BOY KINGS OF TEXAS, finalist for The National Book Award in 2012 and soon to be an HBO series. Read More
Carlos Eire Biography & Books

Carlos Eire

Carlos Eire is the best-selling author of the National Book Award winning memoir WAITING FOR SNOW IN HAVANA and a Professor at Yale University. Read More
Marc Gillinov, M.D. Biography & Books

Marc Gillinov, M.D.

Dr. Marc Gillinov of The Cleveland Clinic, one of the world's top cardiac surgeons, is co-author of HEART 411, the definitive guide to heart health. Read More
David Cay Johnston Biography & Books

David Cay Johnston

Investigative journalist David Cay Johnston is the winner of a 2001 Pulitzer Prize and a leading commentator on economic issues. Read More
Fen Montaigne Biography & Books

Fen Montaigne

Fen Montaigne is a Pulitzer Prize finalist, author and journalist who specializes in the environment, science, and international affairs. Read More
Nazila Fathi Biography & Books

Nazila Fathi

Nazila Fathi is a journalist, expert on contemporary Iran and the author of THE LONELY WAR: One Woman’s Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran. Read More
Seth Rosenfeld Biography & Books

Seth Rosenfeld

Seth Rosenfeld is an award winning investigative reporter whose debut non-fiction narrative SUBVERSIVES won multiple literary prizes. Read More
Joan DeJean Biography & Books

Joan DeJean

Joan DeJean is an expert in 17th and 18th century France, subjects which she has taught since 1974 at Yale, Princeton and University of Pennsylvania. Read More
Miroslav Volf Biography & Books

Miroslav Volf

Miroslav Volf is "one of the most celebrated theologians of our day" (Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams) and the author of over a dozen books. Read More
Rob Reid Biography & Books

Rob Reid

Rob Reid is a writer and technology entrepreneur, author of the New York Times best-selling science fiction parody YEAR ZERO. Read More
William Knoedelseder Biography & Books

William Knoedelseder

William Knoedelseder is a best-selling author, former Los Angeles Times investigative reporter, television producer and news executive. Read More
Robert Carlin Biography & Books

Robert Carlin

State Department advisor, analyst and lead negotiator Robert Carlin is one of the world's foremost experts on contemporary North and South Korea. Read More
James B. Conroy Biography & Books

James B. Conroy

James B. Conroy is the author of the acclaimed Civil War narrative, OUR ONE COMMON COUNTRY: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference. Read More
David Albright Biography & Books

David Albright

David Albright, a physicist and defense analyst, is one of the world's leading experts on the subject of secret nuclear weapons programs. Read More
Susan Shapiro Barash Biography & Books

Susan Shapiro Barash

Susan Shapiro Barash is a recognized gender expert and best-selling author of twelve non-fiction books on women’s issues. Read More
Ilyce R. Glink Biography & Books

Ilyce R. Glink

Award winning, nationally syndicated columnist and radio talk show host Ilyce R. Glink is the #1 expert for real estate and personal finance advice. Read More
Katrina Firlik, M.D. Biography & Books

Katrina Firlik, M.D.

Neurosurgeon Dr. Katrina Firlik is co-founder of HealthPrize Technologies and the author of an acclaimed memoir, ANOTHER DAY IN THE FRONTAL LOBE. Read More
David Downie Biography & Books

David Downie

David Downie, acclaimed travel/food writer, is the author of the best-selling collection of essays, PARIS, PARIS: Journey into the City of Light. Read More
Linda Marsa Biography & Books

Linda Marsa

Linda Marsa, an award winning investigative journalist, is the author of FEVERED, an acclaimed book on climate change and what we can do about it. Read More
Craig K. Collins Biography & Books

Craig K. Collins

Craig K. Collins's THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS: A Portrait of American Gun Culture is a literary narrative exploration of a controversial subject. Read More
Steven Fink Biography & Books

Steven Fink

Steven Fink, the nation’s leading expert in crisis management and crisis communications, has been called “the Dean of Crisis Management.” Read More
Micheline Maynard Biography & Books

Micheline Maynard

Micheline Maynard is a veteran business journalist, author and leading expert on reinventing the American economy and all forms of transportation. Read More
Jack Ketchum Biography & Books

Jack Ketchum

Four time Bram Stoker Award winner, master horror writer Jack Ketchum has been called the "scariest guy in America" by Stephen King, Read More
Susan Jaques Biography & Books

Susan Jaques

Susan Jaques is an authority on museums and author of THE EMPRESS OF ART: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia. Read More
Ron Berler Biography & Books

Ron Berler

Ron Berler is a veteran journalist, specializing in youth issues. His work has appeared in numerous national publications. Read More
Dennis McDougal Biography & Books

Dennis McDougal

Award winning Journalist Dennis McDougal (Los Angeles Times, New York Times, TV Guide, etc.) is the bestselling author of twelve books. Read More
Dr. Mahdi Obeidi Biography & Books

Dr. Mahdi Obeidi

Dr. Mahdi Obeidi is an international expert on nuclear proliferation and the author of The Bomb in my Garden, the Secrets of Saddam's Mastermind. Read More
Doug Sundheim Biography & Books

Doug Sundheim

Doug Sundheim is a leadership and organizational consultant with over 20 years of experience and the author of TAKING SMART RISKS. Read More