Nancy Bauer

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Nancy Bauer, née Nancy Luke (born 1934) is a Canadian writer and editor who writes about craftspeople, visual artists, and writers for various maritime magazines.[1]

Born north of Boston, Massachusetts, Bauer received her B.A. in English from Mount Holyoke College in 1956. She moved to Fredericton, New Brunswick in 1965.[2]

From 1967 until 1983, Bauer was the publisher of 25 New Brunswick Chapbooks. She founded the Maritime Writers Workshop, and has served as writer-in-residence at the University of New Brunswick,[3] the Cape Cod Writers Conference, East Word One, and Bemidji State University.

She was married to Bill Bauer, writer and retired professor, until his death in 2010.[2] She now is writing articles in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal.


  • 2nd prize, CBC Literary Competition, 1982.
  • Alden Nowlan Award for Excellence in the Literary Arts, 1999.

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Flora, Write this Down. Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 1982.
  • Wise Ears. Ottawa: Oberon, 1985.
  • The Opening Eye. Ottawa: Oberon, 1988.
  • Samara, the Wholehearted. Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 1991.
  • The Irrational Doorways of Mr. Gerard. Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 1994.


External links[edit]

Home Page of Nancy Bauer