Author Reading: Rene Denfeld
Name: Author Reading: Rene Denfeld
Date: November 17, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PST
Rene Denfeld returns to the Hood River Library on Saturday, November 17 at 2 p.m. to read from her book, The Child Finder. Denfeld is the internationally bestselling author of the novels The Child Finder and The Enchanted. Rene’s lyrical, beautiful writing is inspired by her work with sex trafficking victims and innocents in prison. Rene was the Chief Investigator at a public defender’s office and has worked hundreds of cases. In addition to her advocacy work, Rene has been a foster adoptive parent for twenty years. She was awarded the Break The Silence Award in Washington, DC in 2017 for her social justice work, and was named one of the heroic stories of the year by the New York Times. The child of a difficult history herself, Rene is an accomplished speaker who loves connecting with others. Rene lives in Portland, Oregon, where she is the happy mom of three kids adopted from foster care as well as other foster kids.