Sally Denton is an investigative reporter and author who writes about history, biography, politics, and current affairs. Her eight books span subjects as diverse as a drug conspiracy in Kentucky to organized crime in Las Vegas to corruption within the Mormon Church to a vast multinational business empire. Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Simon & Schuster, Doubleday, and Bloomsbury, her work has received both commercial and critical success, including The New York Times designation of “notable book” and “editors choice.”
Sally has been the recipient of Guggenheim Fellowship, the Woodrow Wilson Public Scholar Fellowship, the Black Mountain Institute/Kluge Fellowship, two Western Heritage awards, and she was inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame. She is currently the Associate Director for Literary Programs at the Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her website is www.sallydenton.com.