Nancy Stewart, a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, taught grade school and was a university professor of education, specializing in Children’s and Young Adult Literature. She was fortunate to have lived in London for ten years with her husband and three sons. While there, she was a consultant to the University of Cambridge.
Nancy has five published picture books, including One Pelican at a Time, which was featured in a PBS documentary. Her debut YA novel, Beulah Land, received First Place in the 2015 State of Florida Rising Kite Awards through the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. It was also one of the most anticipated books at Barnes & Noble in 2017.
A frequent speaker and presenter at writing conferences throughout the United States, Nancy conducts workshops, seminars, and school visits. A member of the Rate Your Story team, she critiques manuscripts for prospective authors. She lives in Tampa, Florida.