Nancy Bauer

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Nancy Bauer, née Nancy Luke (born July 7, 1934)[1] is a Canadian writer and editor who writes for a number of Canadian maritime magazines about people who write, produce crafts and create visual art.[2]

Born in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, the daughter of Grace Bridgeford and Wendell Luke,[1] 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.


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

Selected bibliography[edit]


  1. ^ a b New, William H, ed. (2002). "Bauer, Nancy". Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada. p. 94. ISBN 0-8020-0761-9.
  2. ^ a b c "Nancy Bauer". Writer's Union of Canada. Archived from the original on 2012-02-24.
  3. ^ Mitcham, Allison; Quigley, Theresia (2000). Maritime Voices: Twentieth Century Stories by Women. DreamCatcher Pub. p. 13. ISBN 978-1-894372-06-0. Retrieved 3 November 2010.

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