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Nancy Viau

Nancy Viau (Mullica Hill, NJ) is the author of three picture books: CITY STREET BEAT, LOOK WHAT I CAN DO! and STORM SONG. Her middle-grade novel, SAMANTHA HANSEN HAS ROCKS IN HER HEAD, was published in 2008. Viau’s stories, poems, and activities appear in Highlights, Highlights High Five, Ladybug, Babybug, Hopscotch for Girls, and many children’s magazines. She has written dozens of Op-Ed essays for the Philadelphia Inquirer, and has been a featured columnist for that newspaper. Other personal essays are published online and in national magazines. Her work has been anthologized in Chicken Soup for the Soul, The Writing Group Book, and The Ultimate Mom. Viau has ten years experience presenting writing workshops and assembly programs to elementary school students. With every interactive presentation she educates children about the writing process and shares her journey to publication.