About the Author

Nancy Dearborn's publication credits for both adults and children include over 250 articles, stories, and poems in magazines, newspapers, anthologies, and on the Internet. Children publication credits include Highlights for Children, Fun for Kidz, Hopscotch, Boys' Quest, Story Friends, and Total Reader. Adult publication credits include Reader's Digest, Guideposts, Angels on Earth, Mature Living, Journey, Focus on the Family, and Christian Parenting Today.

She is an active member of the SCBWI, Write On! (a critique group based in CA), Kids at Heart, a

regional SCBWI critique group in WI, and California Writers Circle. 

Nancy holds a BSE degree with a major in English and has taught preschool - high school. 

She loves to volunteer at The Goddard School in Verona, Wisconsin in their baby room.

Besides writing, Nancy enjoys reading, walking, biking, hiking, socializing, traveling, and watching movies.

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Masada, Israel

Speaking Credits Include:

Writers' Conferences and Clubs in Arizona

SCBWI National Conference in California

Writers' Conference in Texas

Library Reading in Wisconsin

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Temple Mount

Jerusalem

Awards/Honors:

Grants from AZ Commission on the Arts

Highlights Scholarship to attend Chautauqua

2nd place in poetry contest House by the Side of the Road

3rd place in poetry contest sponsored by The Gem

SCBWI Magazine Merit Awards Judge