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Nancy Purcell

Author's Bio

I teach Creative Writing for the Brevard College Adult Education program, and this is an exciting venture. Challenging adults to bring forth their creaative-self is most rewarding. I have read to hospital patients, womens'groups and groups at our local Arts Center. I was selected by the NCWN to participate in the Writers-in-Residence Program at Peace College, Raleigh, NC and have attended workshops at Iowa Summer Workshops and Tinker Mt.Workshop in Roanoke, VA.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies:
Christmas Stocking (Choice Publishing Group, LLC, 2010), Echoes Across the Blue Ridge (Winding Path Publishing, 2010), Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Women (Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, 2009), Clothes Lines (Catawba Publishing Co, 2009), Friendship Star (Choice Publishing Group, LLC, 2009), This Path (Silver Boomer Books, 2009), Christmas Presence (Catawba Publishing Co, 2008)
Journals:
Bereavement, diversevoicesquarterly, Long Story Short, MacGuffin, Pangolin Papers, Quiddity International Literary Journal, Riversedge, www.the-final-draft.com
Prizes:
One of five finalists in Creative Writing Corner national contest.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Fall & Rise of Ted Kennedy by Team at The Boston Globe, The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee
Favorite Books:
They Came Like Swallows/Maxwell Grace Paley:The Collected Stories
Favorite Authors:
Andre Dubus

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: December 8, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Reading, PA
Raised in:
Reading, PA
Agent:
Nat Sobel

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