Paul Tough

Writer & Speaker


Paul speaks on a number of topics, including education, child development, parenting, and community-building. For questions about lectures and speaking engagements, please contact Charles Yao, Director of Speakers at the Lavin Agency, at For more information, please visit the Lavin Agency’s speaker’s page for Paul.


Sep 20 2019

Portland, ME

Time: 7:00pm

The Years That Matter Most at the University of Southern Maine (with Sara Corbett)

Paul will discuss The Years That Matter Most in conversation with Sara Corbett in Hannaford Hall on the campus of the University of Southern Maine. Book signing to follow. More Information >

Nov 7 2012

Portland, ME

Time: 7:00pm

Public Lecture with the Telling Room

Paul will discuss How Children Succeed at a lecture sponsored by the Telling Room, Portland’s non-profit writing center. Book signing to follow. Seating is limited so please RSVP here. Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, 88 Bedford Street. More Information >