Nena Baker's "The Body Toxic"

Current/Future Appearences

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Past Appearences

Wilsonville, OR

Northwest Author Series
Sunday, February 27, 2011
Time: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Wilsonville Public Library
8200 SW Wilsonville Road
Wilsonville, OR  97070
Persuasive Writing: Use The Op-Ed To Broaden Your Reach

Edgewood, WA

Saturday, October 23, 2010
Time: 8:30 a.m.-noon
Healthy Homes Healthy Families Conference
Mountain View Community Center
3505 122nd Ave East

Edgewood, WA
Nena gives the keynote address at this free event.

Hillsboro, OR

Sunday, October 17, 2010
Time: 2 p.m.
Place: Hillsboro Public Library
2850 NE Brookwood Parkway
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Nena gives a free lecture and reading.

Longview, WA

Thursday, September 30, 2010
Time: Noon
Place: Lower Columbia College
Rose Center for the Arts
Wollenberg Auditorium
Nena kicks off The Green Earth lecture series at Lower Columbia College.


Week of August 30, 2010
Nena answers your questions all week on,

and there's a book giveaway contest, too. Click for more information.

Portland, OR

Friday, August 8, 2010, 3:30 p.m. -  5 p.m. (cancelled)
Willamette Writers Conference
Nena is teaching a session called "Write to Change the World." Learn the elements of effective op-ed writing, see examples and complete a persuasive writing exercise. You'll also get information on now to place an op-ed. Registration and conference information:

Tigard, OR

Wednesday, June, 9, 2010, 7 p.m.
Reading and Discussion
Tigard Public Library
13500 SW Hall Blvd.
Tigard, OR 97223

Seaside, OR

Thursday, May 20, 2010, 7 p.m.
Reading and Discussion
Seaside Public Library
1131 Broadway
Seaside, OR 97138

Wednesday, April 21, Noon
OHSU Center for Women's Health
Nena will be leading a free webinar
Click here for Details


Thursday, April 1, 2010, 7 p.m.

Talk and reading

East-West Bookshop
6500 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA

Portland Area

Friday, March 12, 2010, 7 p.m.

Talk and reading

Pacific University
Taylor Auditorium
Marsh Hall
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR
(Free and open to the public)

Bay Area, California

February 2, 2010

South Peninsula Hebrew Day School Auditorium
1030 Astoria, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
7:30 p.m. ~ $10/person
RSVP: Esther Rosenfeld ( or
Adele Gershater (
*Copies of The Body Toxic will be available for sale at the event.*

February 1, 2010
East West Bookstore
324 Castro Street
Mountain View, California 94041

The Body Toxic
7:30 p.m. ~ Free, but call to reserve a place
To Reserve Tickets, Please Call 800-909-6161

Washington State

October 20, 2009
Writer's Workshop

3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
"Writing to Change the World"
Lower Columbia College
1600 Maple
Room PSC-104
Longview, WA 98632
This event is free and open to the public.

Reading and Discussion
Northwest Voices series
Longview Public Library, 7 p.m.
1600 Louisiana St
Longview, WA 98632

October 5, 2009
Talk and Book Signing
University Book Store, 7 p.m.
4326 University Way

Seattle, WA

Phoenix Area

September 8, 2009
Changing Hands Bookstore, 7 p.m.
6428 S McClintock Dr
Tempe, AZ

Portland, OR

September 1, 2009
Willamette Writers - The Old Church, SW 11th and Clay, 7 p.m.

August 20, 2009 - Powell's, 1005 W. Burnside, 7:30 p.m.

January 26, 2009 - A discussion "The Body Toxic" on an interactive "cafe chat" with the Collaborative on Health and the Environment.

San Francisco Area

September 3, 2008 – Speech at the Google Campus in Mountain View on You Tube.

September 4, 2008 – Book Passage in Corte Madera and Diesel in Oakland.

Portland, OR

September 8, 2008 – Powell’s downtown store at NW 10th & Burnside.

October 11, 2008
– Healthy Living Fair, sponsored by Rachel’s Friends.

November 8 and 9, 2008 – Wordstock at the Oregon Convention Center.


September 10, 2008 – Future of Health series at Seattle's Town Hall.

January 29, 2009 - Bastyr University Bookstore.


October 31, 2008 – Keynote speaker at the 12th annual Women’s Health and the Environment Conference sponsored by the Heinz Family Philanthropies.

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