Tena Clark


Southern Discomfort is a riveting and profoundly moving memoir set in rural Mississippi during the Civil Rights era about a white girl coming of age in a repressive society and the woman who gave her the strength to forge her own path Рthe black nanny who cared for her.


Tena Clark has written for and produced some of the biggest stars in music, including Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Jennifer Holliday, and Gladys Knight. Clark is CEO/Chief Creative Officer for DMI Music & Media Solutions. She lives in a rural community outside of Atlanta with her partner. Southern Discomfort is her first book.