Nanci Turner Steveson is the proud author of middle-grade realistic fiction: Swing Sideways (HarperCollins 2016); Georgia Rules (HarperCollins 2017); and Lizzie Flying Solo (HarperCollins, April 2019) about a recently homeless girl who loves a pony she can’t have. Swing Sideways was published internationally and earned a Scholastic Book Fair selection. Georgia Rules is a Bank Street College of Education Best book of 2018 with Outstanding Merit, and Lizzie Flying Solo made Kirkus’ “Best Book of 2019” list and was A Mighty Girl’s “Best Book of 2019.”
After Nanci’s children grew up she packed her truck and trailer with her horse, her dog, and a mysterious antique box and headed west. She now lives in a historic, meadow cabin in the shadow of the Tetons where she writes books. Nanci is the Education Director for Off Square Theatre Company, is on the Board of Directors of Jackson Hole Writers Conference, runs a free Almost Authors Summer Writing Camps for children, and created the Literacy for Hope Project which gets books into the hands of homeless adults and children.
Nanci Turner Steveson is an award winning author of realistic fiction for teens and pre-teens. She is Education Director for a professional theatre company and lives in the shadow of the Teton mountains. Her novels have been on several Best Books lists including Kirkus and Bank Street College of Education and she created the Literacy for Hope Project which gets books into homeless shelters.