Jennifer Ackerman Biography

Jennifer Ackerman has been writing about science and nature for 30 years and is the author of eight books. Her most recent book is The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think, forthcoming from Penguin Press in May 2020. Her previous book, The Genius of Birds , is a New York Times bestseller. Scientific American describes the book as “a lyrical testimony to the wonders of avian intelligence," and The Wall Street Journal calls it "a gloriously provocative and highly entertaining book." The book was named one of the 10 best nonfiction books of 2016 by The Wall Street Journal, a Best Science Book of 2016 by National Public Radio's "Science Friday", a Best Book of the Year by The Spectator and the National Post, and a Nature Book of the Year by the London Sunday Times. It was a finalist for the 2017 National Academies Communication Book Award and for the 2017 Smart Book Award in Poland and was long-listed for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award. The Genius of Birds is published in more than twenty languages, including Spanish, German, French, Italian, Polish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, and Korean.

Jennifer’s previous books include Birds by the Shore (a 2019 reissue by Penguin Press of her first book, Notes from the Shore); Ah-Choo! The Uncommon Life of Your Common Cold (Twelve Press, 2010), Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream: A Day in the Life of Your Body (Houghton Mifflin, 2007), andChance in the House of Fate: A Natural History of Heredity (Houghton Mifflin 2001). Her articles and essays have appeared in Scientific American, National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times, and many other publications.

Jennifer is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including an NEA Literature Fellowship in Nonfiction, a Bunting Institute Fellowship, and a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Her writing has been included in several anthologies, among them, Best American Science Writing, The Nature Reader, Best Nature Writing, Flights of Imagination: Extraordinary Writings About Birds, and The Penguin Book of the Ocean.

Jennifer’s work aims to explain and interpret science for a lay audience and to explore the riddle of humanity’s place in the natural world, blending scientific knowledge with imaginative vision.

Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Jennifer Ackerman and other top speakers and celebrities.

Jennifer Ackerman Videos

Jennifer Ackerman- USFWS author interview about The Genius of ...
Jennifer Ackerman: The Genius of Birds
Trying to Beat a Cold? Jennifer Ackerman, author of AH-CHOO!, Has ...

How to book Jennifer Ackerman?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jennifer Ackerman for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jennifer Ackerman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jennifer Ackerman or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Jennifer Ackerman?

Booking fees for Jennifer Ackerman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jennifer Ackerman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Jennifer Ackerman?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jennifer Ackerman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jennifer Ackerman for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jennifer Ackerman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jennifer Ackerman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Jennifer Ackerman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Environment and Sustainability. The estimated speaking fee range to book Jennifer Ackerman for live events is Below $10,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Jennifer Ackerman generally travels from Charlottesville, VA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are David Suzuki, Dr. Sylvia Hood Washington and Tristram Stuart. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jennifer Ackerman for an upcoming event.

Jennifer Ackerman Videos

Jennifer Ackerman- USFWS author interview about The Genius of ...
Jennifer Ackerman: The Genius of Birds
Trying to Beat a Cold? Jennifer Ackerman, author of AH-CHOO!, Has ...

How to book Jennifer Ackerman?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jennifer Ackerman for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jennifer Ackerman, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jennifer Ackerman or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Jennifer Ackerman?

Booking fees for Jennifer Ackerman, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jennifer Ackerman, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Jennifer Ackerman?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jennifer Ackerman for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jennifer Ackerman for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jennifer Ackerman or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jennifer Ackerman or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Jennifer Ackerman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Authors, Environment and Sustainability. The estimated speaking fee range to book Jennifer Ackerman for live events is Below $10,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Jennifer Ackerman generally travels from Charlottesville, VA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are David Suzuki, Dr. Sylvia Hood Washington and Tristram Stuart. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jennifer Ackerman for an upcoming event.

BOOKING INFORMATION REQUEST
JENNIFER ACKERMAN

We are happy to assist you with your interest in booking a speaker or celebrity for your event, your organization, and the type of talent you would like to secure, and an agent will be in touch shortly.

Fill out the form below to or call us at 1-800-698-2536 if need immediate assistance.

Tell us about your event!

We respond to most inquiries within 4 hours. Under special circumstances, it may take up to 24 hours.


This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.