Bestselling Author – Denise Kiernan
April 24, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm$45
Denise Kiernan has been working as a writer for nearly 20 years. Her most recent book, The Girls of Atomic City, is a New York Times, LA Times, and NPR bestseller. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Village Voice, Ms. Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Discover, and many more publications. She has also worked in television, serving as head writer for ABC’s “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” during its Emmy award-winning first season, and producing for ESPN and MSNBC. She has been featured on NPR’s “Weekend Edition,” “PBS NewsHour,” MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” and the “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart. In one of her most popular talks, Ms. Kiernan takes audiences back in time to a world where young women and men lived and worked surrounded by top secrecy as the United States faced the challenges of World War II in such situations as the Manhattan Project. Ms. Kiernan enthralls audiences with this story of adventure, intrigue, sacrifice, and controversy.