Denise Kiernan

Journalist, Author, Producer

Denise Kiernan is an author, journalist and producer. Her most recent book, The Girls of Atomic City, is a New York Times, LA Times and NPR Bestseller and was named one of the "Top 100 Best Books of 2013" by Amazon. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, 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 places such as ESPN and MSNBC. She has authored several popular history titles including Signing Their Lives Away, Signing Their Rights Away and Stuff Every American Should Know. She has been featured on NPR's Weekend Edition, PBS NewsHour, MSNBC's "Morning Joe", MSNBC's "The Cycle" and "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart. Follow her @DeniseKiernan. Learn more at and on Facebook at /DeniseKiernanAuthor.