Denene Millner is a six-time New York Times bestselling author, Emmy Award–nominated TV show host and award-winning journalist who has written thirty-one books, among them Taraji P. Henson’s Around the Way Girl and the picture book Early Sunday Morning. Millner is also the editorial director of Denene Millner Books, an award-winning imprint that has published two Caldecott Honor books, a Newbery Honor Book, the Kirkus Prize for Children’s Literature and a Southern Book Award. A MacDowell Fellow, Millner has written essays for the New York Times, Glamour, and NPR, which hosted her critically-acclaimed podcast, Speakeasy with Denene. Millner is a graduate of Hofstra University. She lives in Atlanta with her two daughters and their goldendoodle, Franklin.


Multigenerational Fiction: Ghosts and Secrets

March 22, 2024 12:30PM – 2PM

Jimin Han’s The Apology, Denene Millner’s One Blood, and Idra Novey’s Take What You Need explore the meaning of legacy across generations.

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With generous support from Michelle and David Baldacci

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