The Writing Show: Behind the Scenes with Denise Kiernan and Joe D'Agnese
The first 2017 installment of the Writing Show presents "Writers at Work" with Denise Kiernan, author of The Girls of Atomic City and journalist/freelancer Joe D'Agnese Thursday March 2 at 7 pm at the Spartanburg Public Library.
Together, this husband wife-team will share stories from a full-time writing life that includes journalism, ghostwriting, and books for adults and children. They are the authors of The Money Book for Freelancers, Part-Timers, and the Self-Employed, among others.
Denise Kiernan has been working as a writer for more than 20 years as a journalist, head writer for ABC’s “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”, and the author of the New York Times bestseller The Girls of Atomic City, among others. The Girls of Atomic City is the incredible true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the young women brought there unknowingly to help build the atomic bomb.
This panel will be moderated by Erin Templeton, Anne Morris Chapman Distinguished Professor of International Study at Converse College.
Joseph D’Agnese is a journalist, ghostwriter, and the author of the children’s picture book Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci. His fiction has been included in Best American Mysteries. written for publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Discover, Wired, Saveur, This Old House, and other publications for both for adults and children.
This husband-and-wife team has also authored several popular history titles including Signing Their Lives Away, Signing Their Rights Away, and Stuff Every American Should Know.