PEN Canada Empty Chair
Reading with Carol Shaben and John Vaillant
Word Vancouver, VPL, Sept 29, 2019

Festival of Authors
Long Beach Convention Center
Long Beach, California, March 9, 2019

Sidney Literary Festival
An Evening with Ronald Wright and Deborah Campbell
Oct 26, 2018

Bruce Hutchison Memorial Lecture
Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts, Aug 18, 2018

The Heliconian Club
Toronto, Feb 22, 2018

Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Chicago, Sept 22, 2017

Columbia University
“The Journalist and the Fixer”
The World Room, 3rd floor Columbia Journalism School, 2950 Broadway
New York, Sept 18, 2017

Brooklyn Book Festival, Sept 17, 2017

Politics and Prose, Washington, DC
Sept 15, 2017

Harvard Book Store, Cambridge, MA
 Sept 13, 2017

Denman Island Readers & Writers Festival
June 13-16, 2017

Creative Nonfiction Collective Conference
May 5-6, 2017

Knight-Wallace Fellowship
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
April 18, 2017

North Shore Writers Festival
April 8, 2017

Readings by the Salish Sea
Semiahmoo Arts Council
Turnbull Gallery, March 23, 2017

The Vancouver Institute, lecture, Nov 26, 2016

Green College, UBC, Reading and Reception,
Nov 8, 2016

International Festival of Authors, Toronto
Oct 29-30, 2016

Ottawa International Writers Festival, Oct 24-25, 2016

Vancouver International Writers Festival
-IN CONVERSATION – with CBC’s Alison Broddle,
Oct 22, 2016
-WRITER AS CITIZEN – panel with Deborah Campbell, Wade Davis, Christopher Merrill, and Noah Richler
Oct 22, 2016
-EMBEDDED – panel with Deborah Campbell, Sarah Glidden and Kevin Patterson, Oct 20, 2016

Whistler Writers Festival 
Deborah Campbell and Ronald Wright in Conversation with Marsha Lederman, Oct 16, 2016

Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton Oct 13, 2016

Edmonton Litfest
One on One Conversation hosted by Jana Pruden,
CBC Centre Stage, Oct 13, 2016

WordFest Calgary, Oct 12, 2016

Word Vancouver, Sept 25, 2016

Artspring, Book Launch/Discussion on War Writing
Sept 15, 2016

Gwynne Dyer
In conversation with Deborah Campbell, Salt Spring Forum
March 14, 2016

Past Select Events:

George Packer
The New Yorker staff writer in conversation with Deborah Campbell,
UBC Graduate School of Journalism, Oct 24, 2013

Telling True Stories
A discussion of literary journalism and nonfiction story-telling, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver, Nov 27, 2012

Writing About Politically or Socially Charged Subjects
Creative Nonfiction Collective, Carey Centre, UBC, May 2012

#Revolution African Style
Liu Institute for Global Issues, UBC, Jan 20, 2012.

Deborah introduces Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! “The Importance of Independent Media in a Time of War,” April 30, 2011

UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Lecture, Feb 2009

UC Berkeley, Religion, Politics and Globalization Program
Lecture, Part of the “Islam, Secularism and Politics” series, Feb 2009

International Center for Journalists
Iran Photographs by Deborah Campbell

National Press Club
The Second Annual Matthew J. Ryan Forum on Law and Public Policy
Moderator, The Iraqi Refugee Crisis: Law, Policy and Practice
Organized by Villanova University School of Law, Washington, D.C., April 2008

International Center for Journalists
Moderator, Iran 360: Exploring Society, the Economy and Politics in a Global Hotspot
Airlie Center, Warrenton, Virginia, April 1-2, 2008

University of Western Washington
Lecture, Nov 2007

Simon Fraser University
Keynote, June 2007

Munk Centre for International Studies
“Understanding Iran Today: Threats, Challenges, and Opportunities” University of Toronto, May 9, 2007

Liu Institute for Global Issues
Lecture, Sponsored by Simons Centre for Disarmament
and Non-Proliferation Research, March 2007

National Security Studies Programme
Global Affairs Symposium
Lecture, Canadian Forces College, Toronto, March 2007

Select News & Press

Deadline Hollywood: Filmmaker Terry George (Hotel Rwanda, In the Name of the Father) options screen rights to A Disappearance in Damascus

The Nation, Fixers are the Unsung Heroes of Journalism,” by Nick Turse, Oct 5, 2017

The Guardian, “Who is hurt by Trump’s new refugee quota? People like Roqayah Mohammed,” Oct 1, 2017

WGN TV-Chicago (Video), Sept 21, 2017 

BBC World, Sept 18, 2017

C-SPAN BookTV (Video), Sept 17, 2017

Think on KERA (Audio)

New York Times Editors’ Choice

Christian Science Monitor, “10 Best Books of September: Monitor’s Picks”

Newsday Best Fall Books

A Disappearance in Damascus makes CBC’s Great Canadian Reading List: 150 Books to Read for Canada 150

Deborah Campbell wins BC Book Prize’s Hubert Evans Non-fiction Prize

Deborah Campbell wins Freedom to Read Award

A Disappearance in Damascus chosen as One Book, One Community by Ottawa Public Library

A Disappearance in Damascus wins the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction
See Jury Trailer

A Disappearance in Damascus named a Best Book of the Year: National Post, Chatelaine, CBC Books, The Walrus, The Hill Times

“In Search of the Facts, And A Fixer, In Syria,”, Nov 10, 2016

How I Wrote It,” CBC Books, Oct 28, 2016

“A Life and Death Relationship ‘Built Entirely on Trust,'”, Oct 19, 2016

The Current, CBC: ‘Real heroes’: Journalist highlights invaluable role of fixers in foreign reporting, Sept 2016

North by Northwest‘s Sheryl MacKay interviews Deborah on A Disappearance in Damascus, Sept 2016

The Lonely Reporters’ Club Langara Journalism Review profiles Deborah on the risks and rewards of solo fieldwork, Spring 2016

Lion-Hearted Woman” Erika Orban, editor of Hungarian magazine Alkotonok interviews Deborah about her approach to writing and fieldwork, March 2011

“Journalism Should be a Mission” International Journalists’ Network, a project of the International Center for Journalists, interviews Deborah about challenges faced by journalists today, Oct 2010

Italy’s 24-hour news channel
Journalist Maurizio Torrealta interviews Deborah Campbell about working as a foreign correspondent, July 2008

Democracy Now!
Deborah discusses the Iraqi refugee crisis with Amy Goodman in New York, March 2008

WBAI Radio in New York
Interviews Deborah Campbell on Iran, Nov 2007