to Sep 23

South Dakota Festival of Books

  • Deadwood and Rapid City, SD United States (map)
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Multi-day event in Deadwood and Rapid City, SD, with authors, mass signings, writing workshops, receptions and more. Denise will be hosting a workshop as well as discussing and signing The Last Castle and The Girls of Atomic City. Workshop details coming soon.

More information about the festival is available at their website.

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Denise Kiernan In Conversation With Author Dan Zak
6:30pm 6:30pm

Denise Kiernan In Conversation With Author Dan Zak

Join Denise and author Dan Zak for an engaging discussion on the occasion of the paperback release of Zak's nonfiction book, Almighty: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age.

Both authors will be signing books following the event.

For more information about events at Kramerbooks, visit their website.


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7:00pm 7:00pm

The Writing Show presented by Hub City

  • Spartanburg County Public Library Headquarters (map)
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Join Denise and her husband in an intimate discussion about the writing life in "Writers at Work: Behind the Scenes with Denise Kiernan & Joseph D'Agnese." 

Book signing to follow, and books will be available for purchase.

This event is open to the public.

For more information, visit The Writing Show


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7:00pm 7:00pm

Best American Mystery Stories with Joe D'Agnese

Join me for a very special evening at Malaprop's Bookstore Cafe in Asheville, NC. I will be interviewing my husband, author Joseph D'Agnese, to celebrate the inclusion of one of his short stories in the anthology The Best American Mystery Stories 2015. Joe's story, "Harm and Hammer," was chosen by bestselling author James Patterson for inclusion in this prestigious collection.

It promises to be a fun, informative evening, with good conversation and champagne and cake to boot.

Visit the Malaprop's website for more information.

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6:00pm 6:00pm

American Museum of Science and Energy panel discussion

  • American Museum of Science and Energy (map)
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Join me at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge, TN, as I moderate a panel of female cubicle operators who worked in the Y-12 plant during World War II's Manhattan Project. A rare opportunity to meet women who lived and worked on this top secret project.

Book signing will follow the panel discussion.

Sponsored by:

AMSE Foundation

Oak Ridge Historic Preservation Association

The DoubleTree by Hilton in Oak ridge

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6:00pm 6:00pm

Truman Library: 70th Anniversary of the End of WWII

  • Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum (map)
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6:00-6:30         Pre-event reception                                                     

6:30-7:45         Introduction and presentation, followed by Q&A      

Book signing to follow.     

Event is open to public.     

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