Nancy Purcell

33 Summerplace Court
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 862-8117

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

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Women
(Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, 2009)
, Christmas Presence
(Catawba Publishing Co, 2008)
, Christmas Stocking
(Choice Publishing Group, LLC, 2010)
, Clothes Lines
(Catawba Publishing Co, 2009)
, Echoes Across the Blue Ridge
(Winding Path Publishing, 2010)
, Friendship Star
(Choice Publishing Group, LLC, 2009)
, This Path
(Silver Boomer Books, 2009)
Bereavement, diversevoicesquarterly, Long Story Short, MacGuffin, Pangolin Papers, Quiddity International Literary Journal, Riversedge,
Prizes Won: 
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

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Fiction Writer
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Reading, PA
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Last updated: Dec 08, 2011