Contact Rebecca Skloot

For speaking engagements:

Rebecca Skloot is represented exclusively by The Lyceum Agency. To book her for a speaking event, contact Miriam Feuerle ator by calling 503.467.4621.

For media interviews, publicity inquiries, and review copies, contact Penny Simon at or 865-675-1705.

To inquire about foreign and film rights, e-mail Simon Lipskar, .

To inquire about using the book for Freshman Year Experience or common reading programs, e-mail Michael Gentile, director of academic marketing for Random House, at .

For everything else, e-mail Rebecca’s administrative assistant, Claire Calderón at

If you would like to contact Rebecca Skloot directly, you can write to . She appreciates fan mail and reads all messages, but please be aware that this address receives a huge volume of e-mail, and a timely response is unlikely. If you’re writing her with a question, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page of this website to see if your query is answered there — if not, you can email your questions to Claire Calderón for assistance. If you would like to send mail to Rebecca via the postal service, you can address it to:

Rebecca Skloot, c/o Simon Lipskar, Writers House, 21 W. 26th Street, New York, NY 10010.

To Keep Up with Rebecca Skloot and Her Work:

To Keep Up with the Lacks Family:

  • Visit the Lacks Family’s website and blog, designed by Henrietta’s grandson David Lacks
  • Follow the Lacks Family on Facebook
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