PROVO — Award-winning scholar and best-selling author Nathaniel Philbrick will present a Brigham Young University Forum on Tuesday at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

Philbrick has written many books on maritime subjects, including the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in History finalist "Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War" and "In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex," which won the National Book Award for nonfiction in 2000.

The forum will be presented live on BYU Television, KBYU TV, KBYU FM and byubroadcasting.org.