About Deena C Bouknight

Deena C. Bouknight writes for national and international consumer and trade magazines, as well as for general interest and regional magazines.

She has completed two literary novels, Broken Shells and Playing Guy. Broken Shells was published in August 2013; Playing Guy in June 2016. Deena has published one children’s book, Our Wintry Day Walk (Trafford), and was a contributor for Portraits of Grace: North Carolina Churches (Our State Books), Humor for a Sister’s Heart (Howard Publishing), and The Big Book of Christmas Joy (Howard Publishing).

She teaches writing and literature at a private school and for workshops.

She has a degree in English and Journalism from High Point University and a

Certificate of Literature from Cambridge University in England. 

She is a mentor for underprivileged children and a board member of Haiti Under God (HUG), a missions organization.


Deena resides in Columbia, S.C., with her husband and two children.

Deena C Bouknight’s Books

Playing Guy

With a name like Guy Olivier Rhett Butts and two movie-obsessed parents, it is no surprise that he becomes a Hollywood actor. Yet, when he returns to his hometown of Wynee, S.C., for a celebration in his honor, he is thrust into a real-life drama that forces him to look at what he left behind… [Read More]

Broken Shells

What happens when the structured relationship between an employer and employee becomes shaken by a terminal illness? This novel, “broken shells”, explores how boundary lines are tampered with and buried pains are unearthed when an aging white woman discovers that her long-time elderly black servant is dying. Two seemingly separate stories become more obviously interwoven… [Read More]

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