Palm Springs Speaks announces a special bonus event to close-out its’ 2017/2018 season featuring famed author Andy Weir, on Thursday, June 7, 7:00 p.m. at the Palm Springs Cultural Center (formerly Camelot Theatres). Past speakers include Dan Savage, Vice President Al Gore, Deepak Chopra, Lisa Scottoline, and recently Debbie S. Miller. 


Tickets for the event can be purchased online at or at the Camelot Theatres box office. Tickets are $25 for General Admission or $50 for VIP Access per ticket. General Admission includes GA seating at Andy's talk, which begins at 7:00 p.m. VIP Access includes exclusive meet and greet VIP reception with Andy at 6:00 p.m. upstairs at the Camelot Theatre, a hardcover copy of his latest book Artemis, and VIP seating at the main event.
Additional books available will be available for purchase and there will be a book signing following his lecture.




Andy Weir
Andy Weir is the author of THE MARTIAN and ARTEMIS. He built a career as a software engineer until the success of his first published novel, THE MARTIAN, allowed him to live out his dream of writing full time. He is a lifelong and self-proclaimed space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of subjects such as relativistic physics, orbital mechanics, and the history of manned spaceflight. He also mixes a mean cocktail. He lives in California.


Palm Springs Speaks
Palm Springs Speaks is a Speaker Series presented in the west end of the Coachella Valley by the Palm Springs Cultural Center and the Friends of the Palm Springs Public Library. The speaker series provides access to culture and the arts with a variety of speakers representing many walks of life. This series also provides an opportunity for the Palm Springs Cultural Center and Friends of the Palm Springs Library to raise funds. For more information, and to buy series tickets for next season please visit