Nancy McCabe is the author of five creative nonfiction works and a novel, most recently Can This Marriage be Saved? A Memoir. She is an essayist and fiction writer whose work has experimented with alternate forms and incorporated memoir, travel writing, research, and commentary on topics related to China adoption and children’s literature.
Her work has won a Pushcart and eight times made notable lists in Best American anthologies. Her essays have appeared in Newsweek, Prairie Schooner, Fourth Genre, Crazyhorse, Michigan Quarterly Review, Literary Mama, Brain Teen, Louisville Review, Massachusetts Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and many others.
She has served as a regular blogger for Ploughshares, taught workshops for Chautauqua and the Creative Nonfiction Foundation, and been quoted in the Barnes and Noble Desk Diary. She directs the writing program at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and teaches in the low residency MFA program at the Spalding University School of Creative and Professional Writing.