Selected past Appearances
WBUR's All Things Considered with Lisa Mullins, October 13 - Listen HERE
The Jim Campbell Show, WYBC, October, 13 - Listen HERE
WYP - Wisconsin Public Radio, November 2, 3:15 and 5:15 pm. Listen HERE
WGBH - Greater Boston, November 24. Watch HERE
WHDH TV - Boston, December 8. Watch HERE
The Larry Lopate Show, WNYC, December 9.
Watch Kate Larson's JFK Library Forum interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Eileen McNamara, on
Upcoming Book Signings and Public Appearances
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Walk With Me
Politics and Prose Bookstore, Washington DC - September 1, 7pm via zoom
Center for Brooklyn History/Brooklyn Public Library, September 9, 6:30 via zoom
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Jackson, MS - October 6, noon in person
Framingham, MA Public Library, November 4, 7 pm
Dr. Kate Clifford Larson is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of three critically acclaimed biographies: Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero; Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter; and The Assassin's Accomplice: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln. After earning BA and MA degrees from Simmons University and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston, Larson earned a doctorate in American History at the University of New Hampshire, specializing in 19th and 20th century U.S. Women's and African American history. She has consulted on feature film scripts—including Focus Features' Harriet starring prize-winning Cynthia Erivo and Robert Redford's The Conspirator—documentaries, museum exhibits, Virtual and Augmented Reality, curriculum guides, public history initiatives, tour guides, and numerous publications. Her award-winning consulting work includes Maryland's Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State and National Historical Park, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway and All-American Road, and the Harriet Tubman Home in Auburn, NY. Dr. Larson has appeared on local, national and international television including the BBC, PBS, and C-Span, cable networks and most recently CBS Sunday Morning. She is frequently interviewed by local, national, and international radio programs and media outlets.
Dr. Larson's latest biography, Walk With Me, explores the remarkable life of Civil Rights icon, Fannie Lou Hamer and is due out from Oxford University Press on September 1, 2021.
Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman
Rosemary, the Hidden Kennedy Daughter
The Assassin's Accomplice: Mary Surratt
WALK WITH ME has earned a *starred* review by Kirkus Reviews. See the June 25, 2021 review Here
— And this great June 16th review from Publishers Weekly Here