Local Author Juli Berwald Stops in Central Texas on “Spineless” Book Tour
More than a decade ago, Juli Berwald left a career in ocean science to raise a family in landlocked Austin. But jellyfish drew her back to the sea, resulting in her book “Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone.”
“Spineless” tells the story of how Berwald, a former ocean scientist, went in pursuit of the slippery story of jellyfish, rediscovering her passion for marine science and the sea’s imperiled ecosystems.
Berwald received her Ph.D. in Ocean Science from the University of Southern California. A science textbook writer and editor, she has written for a number of publications including The New York Times, Nature, National Geographic and Slate. ■
Don’t miss Berwald at these Central Texas events:
Malvern Books | March 9, 7 p.m.
In the interview series Borderless: Conversations on Art, Action, and Justice, emerging and established writers talk with host Chaitali Sen about the power of words and the role of art in reflecting and changing our world.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/156347475167606.
San Antonio Book Festival | April 7
For more information, visit www.saplf.org/festival/book-author/juli-berwald.
Austin Public Library | May 24
In conversation with Jack Davis, who wrote “The Gulf.”
For more information, visit www.juliberwald.com/blog/where-you-can-find-spineless-me.