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Eric D. Lehman is a seasoned lecturer, teaching over 300 college classes in the past twenty years and giving numerous University-wide lectures. He has given over one hundred forty readings and presentations for his many books and publications and has appeared on dozens of radio and television shows, including with Colin McEnroe and Faith Middleton on NPR, with Ann Nyberg on WTNH, and with Lord Grade in The Real Tom Thumb on BBC4.

He is available for readings and events in Connecticut and beyond; contact him at elehman@bridgeport.edu. Or, depending on the book you are interested in, please contact Katie Parry at the History Press, Stephanie Elliot at Wesleyan University Press, Leslie Browning at Homebound Publications, or Jessica DeFranco at the Globe Pequot Press for further information.

2018 Tour

January 14, 2018, 2:00 pm
Norwich Historical Society, Norwich, CT
Presentation and signing for Homegrown Terror.

January 31, 2018, 7:00 pm
Lauralton Hall, Milford, CT
Presentation and signing for A History of Connecticut Wine

April 22, 2018, 2:00 pm
Old Town Hall, Norwalk Historical Society, Norwalk, CT
Presentation on Connecticut Town Greens.

May 12, 2018, 1:00-3:00 pm
Booksamillion, Trumbull Mall, Trumbull, CT
Book signing for Connecticut Vanguards.

May 14, 2018, 12:30-1:00 pm
Live on WLIS/WMRD.
Discussion of Connecticut Vanguards, Middletown, CT

May 23, 2018, 7:00 pm
R.J. Julia's Booksellers, Madison, CT
Presentation for Connecticut Vanguards.

June 5, 2018, 1:30 pm
Benchmark Senior Living, Hamden, CT
Presentation on Hamden: Tales from the Sleeping Giant.

June 9, 2018, 1:00-3:00 pm
Barnes and Noble, North Haven, CT
Book signing of Connecticut Vanguards.

July 10, 2018, 6:00 pm
Cheshire Public Library, Cheshire, CT
Presentation for Connecticut Vanguards.

July 12, 2018, 7:00 pm
Greenwich Public Library, Greenwich, CT
Presentation on Connecticut Food and Wine.

July 17, 2018, 7:00 pm
Byrd's Books, Bethel, CT
Presentation for Connecticut Vanguards.

July 20, 2018, 6:00 pm
McLevy Green, Bridgeport, CT
Panel discussion on "Words" for Design Night Out.

August 9, 2018, 7:00 pm
Noah Webster House, West Hartford, CT
Presentation for Connecticut Vanguards.

September 8, 2018, TBA
Connecticut Folk Festival, New Haven
Book signing for my Homebound Publications titles.

September 21, 2:00 pm
Falls Ave Senior Center, Watertown, CT
Presentation on History of Connecticut Food.

October 7, 2018, 2:00 pm
Bank Square Books, Mystic, CT
Presentation on Connecticut Vanguards.

October 26, 2018, 11:00 am
Noble Horizons, Salisbury, CT
Presentation for Connecticut Vanguards.

November 9, 2018, 7:00 pm
North Madison Congregational Church, Madison Land Trust, Madison, CT
Presentation and discussion on Afoot in Connecticut and our relationship with the land.

November 19, 2018, 6:30 pm
Derby Library, Derby, CT
Presentation for Connecticut Vanguards.

MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED! KEEP YOUR EYES ON THIS PAGE FOR OTHER UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS AND SIGNINGS.

 

2017 Tour

January 28, 2017; 1:00 pm
Berlin Public Library, Berlin, CT
Presentation and signing for Literary Connecticut

February 19, 2017; 2:00 pm
Bank Square Books, Mystic, CT
Reading and signing of Shadows of Paris.

March 5, 2017; 2:00 pm
Stratford Public Library, Stratford, CT
Presentation for Connecticut Town Greens.

April 14, 2017; 3:00 pm
Evergreen Woods, North Guilford, CT
Private presentation of Homegrown Terror: Benedict Arnold and the Burning of New London.

April 22, 2017; 11:00 am
Eli Whitney Museum, Hamden, CT
Guided walk through historic Whitneyville.

May 10. 2017; 7:00 pm
Woodbridge Public Library, Woodbridge, CT
Presentation for A History of Connecticut Food/Wine.

May 16, 2017; 4:00 pm
Chester Village West, Chester, CT
Presentation for Becoming Tom Thumb.

June 14, 2017; 7:00 pm
Guilford Public Library, Guilford, CT
Presentation for Connecticut Town Greens for the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation.

July 29, 2017; 12:00-3:00 pm
Old Lyme Midsummer Festival, Old Lyme, CT
Book signing for History Press books.

July 30, 2017; 1:00-4:00 pm
Jonathan Dickerman House, Hamden, CT
Guided tours and book signings.

August 6, 2017; 2:00-4:00 pm
Barnum Musem, Bridgeport, CT
Presentation on Becoming Tom Thumb.

October 7, 2017; 11:00-2:30 pm
Stratford Congregational Church, Stratford, CT
AAUW presentation, luncheon, and signing for Shadows of Paris.

October 12, 2017; 7:00 pm
Milford DAR, Milford, CT
Presentation and signing for Homegrown Terror: Benedict Arnold and the Burning of New London.

October 21, 2017; 2:00 pm
East Hampton Library, East Hampton, CT
Reading, presentation, and signing of Shadows of Paris.

October 22, 2017; 2:00 pm
Mark Twain House and Museum, Hartford, CT
Connecticut Book Award ceremony and signing for Shadows of Paris.

November 18, 2017; 2:00 pm
Cyrenius Booth Library, Newtown, CT
Reading and discussion of Shadows of Paris.

December 14, 2017, 6:30 pm
Russell Library, Middletown, CT
Presentation and signing for Middlesex County Historical Society of Homegrown Terror: Benedict Arnold and the Burning of New London.

 

2016 Tour

January 10, 2016, 2:00 pm
Stratford Public Library, Stratford, CT
Presentation and signing for Homegrown Terror.

January 13, 2016, 1:30 pm
Simsbury Public Library, Simsbury, CT
Presentation and signing for Homegrown Terror.

January 16, 2016; 2:00 pm
Groton Public Library, Groton, CT
Presentation and signing for Homegrown Terror.

January 24, 2016; 2:00 pm
Kent Historical Society, Town Hall, Kent, CT
Presentation and signing for Homegrown Terror.

February 27, 2016; 1:00 pm
Berlin Public Library, Berlin, CT
Presentation of Connecticut Food and Wine.

March 6, 2016; 3:00 pm
Essex Meadows, Essex, CT
Presentation of Homegrown Terror for the Essex Historical Society.

March 21, 2016; 7:00 pm
Milford Public Library, Milford, CT
Presentation of Connecticut Food and Wine.

May 11, 2016; 7:00 pm
Guilford Free Library, Guilford, CT
Presentation for Connecticut Town Greens.

May 12, 2016, 7:00 pm
Cheshire Library, Cheshire, CT
Presentation for Homegrown Terror.

June 3, 2016, 2:00 pm
Atria Darien, Darien, CT
Presentation for Homegrown Terror.

July 26, 2016; 7:00 pm
Noah Webster House, West Hartford, CT
Presentation for Homegrown Terror.

July 30, 2016; 12:00-3:00 pm
Old Lyme Midsummer Festival, Old Lyme, CT
Book signing for History Press books.

August 7, 2016; 2:00 pm
Oxford Historical Society, Oxford, CT
Presentation for Homegrown Terror.

September 17, 2016; 7:00 pm
Southern Connecticut Mensa, Bethel, CT
Presentation for Homegrown Terror.

October 2, 2016; 2:00 pm
Welles Turner Library, Glastonbury, CT
Presentation for Homegrown Terror.

November 5, 2016; 10:30 am
Cincinatti Society, Essex Yacht Club, Essex, CT
Presentation for Homegrown Terror.