Nancy Rubin Stuart
|Nancy Rubin Stuart|
|Born||Nancy R. Zimman
1944 (age 70–71)
|Other names||Nancy Rubin|
|Alma mater||Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences (Jackson College for Women) (B.A., 1966)
Brown University (M.S., Teaching, 1967)
|Known for||book author and writer at The New York Times newspaper|
Nancy Rubin Stuart (née Nancy R. Zimman; b.1944 ), also known as Nancy Rubin, is an author, journalist, Executive Director of the Cape Cod Writers Center, and a board member of the Women Writing Women's Lives Seminar for the City University of New York Graduate Center.
Stuart was a contributor to the New York Times from 1977-2001 in the Westchester, Long Island, Travel, National Career Survey, Education Life and News in Review sections under the byline of Nancy Rubin. Several articles appeared in 2000-2001 in the Workplace section of The New York Times under the byline Nancy Rubin Stuart. Stuart also contributed articles to other publications on a variety of topics.
Stuart was a Time Inc. Fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference in 1979 and a 1981 Fellow at the MacDowell Colony. Stuart won the American Society of Journalists and Authors' 1992 Author of the Year for Isabella of Castile (St. Martin's Press, 1991, 1992). Mount Vernon College (now part of George Washington University) conferred a Doctor of Humane Letters upon Stuart in 1995 for her biography of Marjorie Merriweather Post "American Empress." The American Society of Journalists and Authors named Stuart's 2005 book " The Reluctant Spiritualist" (Harcourt, Inc.) Honorable Mention for its Outstanding Book Award of 2006. That book was also nominated for the New York Historical Society's first Best Historical Book award. In 2005 Stuart received a William Randolph Hearst Fellowship from the American Antiquarian Society for research on The Muse of the Revolution (Beacon Press, 2008, 2009). The Muse of the Revolution received the 2009 Book Award for historical scholarship from the Historic 1699 Winslow House and was a finalist for the 2010 USA Book News Best Book Award. Stuart's latest book "Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married" is a 2013 selection of the History Book Club, the Book-of-the-Month-2 Book Club (BOMC2) and the Military Book Club.
Stuart served as a writer for Cinetel Productions in A&E Network's America's Castles (Series 1-3), including The Industrial Barons, The Anglophiles, The Best of Charleston, The Lone Start Estates, Palaces in Paradise, Scottish Links & Lairds, University Estates, The Eccentrics and The New York Estates between 1996-1998 for which she won an Excellence in Writing Telly Award. From 1999-2001 she served as a writer-producer for Scripps Production's Restore America series for HGTV and received two additional Telly Awards.
Stuart has appeared on national television and radio on behalf of her books, most recently in 2013 on C-SPAN's BookTV.
Currently, Stuart lives on Cape Cod where she serves as Executive Director of the Cape Cod Writers Center, writes for American History,the Huffington Post and as a columnist for the Barnstable Patriot.
- 2010 Finalist, USA Book News Best Book Award for The Muse of the Revolution (Beacon Press) 
- 2009 Historic Winslow House Best Book Award for The Muse of the Revolution (Beacon Press) 
- 2006 Honorable Mention, Outstanding book of the Year for The Reluctant Spiritualist (Harcourt, Inc.) from the American Society of Journalists and Authors 
- 1992 Author of the Year Award for Isabella of Castile from the American Society of Journalists and Authors (St. Martin's Press) 
- Rubin, Nancy (1982). The New Suburban Woman: Beyond Myth and Motherhood. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. ISBN 0-698-11133-8
- Rubin, Nancy (1984). The Mother Mirror: How A Generation of Women Is Changing Motherhood in America. New York: G.P.Putnam's Sons. ISBN 0-399-12981-2
- Rubin, Nancy (1991). Isabella of Castile: The First Renaissance Queen. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0-312-05878-0
- Rubin, Nancy (1995). American Empress: The Life and Times of Marjorie Merriweather Post. New York: Villard Books. ISBN 0-679-41347-2
- Rubin Stuart,Nancy (2005). The Reluctant Spiritualist: The Life of Maggie Fox. New York: Harcourt, Inc. ISBN 0-15-101013-7
- Rubin Stuart, Nancy (2008). The Muse of the Revolution: The Secret Pen of Mercy Otis Warren and the Founding of a Nation. Boston: Beacon Press ISBN 978-0-8070-5516-8
- Rubin Stuart, Nancy (2013). Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary Era Women and the Radical Men They Married. Boston: Beacon Press ISBN 978-0-8070-0117-2
Selected essays and articles
- "A Founding Mother on Women's History Month," Huffington Post, March 18, 2014. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nancy-rubin-stuart/mercy-otis-warren-on-womens-history-month_b_4981181.html
- "Traitor Bride," American History, February 2014. pp. 42–49.
- "Historical Origins of Valentine's Day," Huffington Post, February 13, 2014. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nancy-rubin-stuart/historical-origins-of-val_b_4775869.html
- "A Birdbrained Approach to Income Inequities," Huffington Post,January 21, 20114. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nancy-rubin-stuart/a-birdbrained-income-inequality_b_4612479.html
- "Rebellion, Love and Revolution," American History,October 2013. pp. 42–47.
- "U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Strives to Revive the 'Ghost of History'," Huffington Post, June 14, 2012
- “ Women Vs. Women,” Ladies Home Journal, April 1982.
- “The Convex Mirror: A Queen, An Heiress and Biographical Blindness,” American Imago, V.55, No.2, Summer 1998.
- "Biographer’s Dilemma: The Humanization of an Infamous Historical Figure,” Biography and Source Studies, AMS Press, v. 2, 1996.
- “Their lives inspire when put into print,” The Baltimore Sun, March 22, 2005.
- “Conscience of the Revolution,” American History, August 2008.
- "Portrait of a Patriot: The Major Political and Legal Papers of Josiah Quincy Junior," New England Quarterly, v. LXXXII, No. 1, March 2009.
- "Guest Commentary: Old Roads of Cape Cod," Barnstable Patriot, v. LXXXII, No. 1, March 2009.
- "Rebellion, Love and Revoluition," American HIstory Magazine, October 2013.
- "Traitor Bride," American History Magazine, February 2014.
- “The Big Blow of January 2015” Huffington Post January 28, 2015 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nancy-rubin-stuart/the-big-blow-of-january-2_b_6557106.html
- Empress of Journalism: Miriam Folline Peacock Squier Leslie Wilde turned the newspaper business on its head—and left the spoils to American suffragists , AMERICAN HISTORY MAGAZINE February 2015 pp. 43-49. maericn– http://www.historynet.com/table-of-contents-february-2015-american-history-magazine.htm#sthash.rbIqcvfh.dpuf
- Cf. US Library of Congress Author entry 
- "Nancy Rubin Stuart Becomes the Cape Cod Writers Center’s Executive Director". Cape Cod Writer's Center. Retrieved 24 April 2012.
- "Biography Seminar". City University of New York. Retrieved 24 April 2012.
- Somerville News March 1, 2011
- "A Lawyer's Lawyer: More Firms Establish In-House General Counsel Positions," 180 NJLJ 1091, 1091 (2005)]
- ASJA Annual Awards
- 2005-2006 American Antiquarian Society Fellows
- Defiant Brides of the American Revolution
- Cintel Productions Commission for Club Dance
- Club Dance from Cintel Productions and TNN
- Telly Awards Archives
- USA Book News Awards
- Historic Winslow House Book Award Winners
- Winslow House Book Award
- American Society of Journalists and Authors Award Winners
- "Influenza: The Fast-Track Virus"," Huffington Post, January 17, 2013
- "Rites and Lights of the Winter Solstice"," Huffington Post, December 19, 2012
- "Columbus Day and the Arab Spring"," Huffington Post, October 5, 2012
- "Thanksgiving and the National Bird"," Huffington Post, November 20, 2012
- "Shark Sightings on Wall Street"," Huffington Post, August 7, 2012
- "House Guest Season"," Huffington Post, July 30, 2012
- "U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Strives to Revive the 'Ghost of History'"," Huffington Post, June 14, 2012
- "Cape ways, Manhattan pays," Barnstable Patriot, May 2012
- "A Single Hour That Can Save the Day," New York Times, April 2011
- Guest Commentary: Old Roads of Cape Cod, Barnstable Patriot