Nancy Butts

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Birthday
21, 1955
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH

About

Writer, editor, and journalist known for her work writing Young Adult fiction, as well as non-fiction and educational fiction for schools. Her books include Cheshire Moon and Spontaneous Combustion.

Before Fame

She attended Duke University to study medicine before deciding to study religion. She later attended school to be a Physician's Assistant before becoming a newspaper reporter.

Trivia

She's taught at the Institute of Children's Literature and also worked as an editor. She was once a one-day champion on Jeopardy!

Family Life

She grew up with younger sisters and has a son.

Associated With

She credits Madeleine L'Engle for inspiring her to become a writer.