Nancy Means Wright is the author of 15 books of fiction, nonfiction, and poems for adults and children. She has written five (adult)mystery novels for St. Martin's Press and two for Hilliard and Harris Publishers: The Pea Soup Poisonings won the '06 Agatha Award for Best Children's/YA Novel, and The Great Circus Train Robbery was nominated for an '08 Agatha. An earlier mainstream YA novel, Down The Strings (Dutton),is now back in print through Author's Guild. Her novel featuring the persona of the "real" 18th century feminist Mary Wollstonecraft will be out from Perseverance Press in '10. Short stories and poems have appeared in Seventeen, Yankee, American Literary Review & elsewhere. She is a former Bread Loaf Scholar,and recipient of a SCBWI grant for a children's historical novel.
A long time teacher and play director/actress, Nancy lives in the environs of Middlebury, Vermont with her spouse and 2 Maine Coon cats.
Member since 1981
Region: New England: North (Vermont/New Hampshire/Maine)
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