| Nancy R. Zimman|
| Nancy Rubin|
| Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences (Jackson College for Women) (B.A., 1966)
Brown University (M.S., Teaching, 1967)|
book author and writer at The New York Times newspaper
Brown University, Tufts University
Defiant Brides: The Untold St, The Muse of the Revolution, American empress, The Reluctant Spiritualist, The new suburban woman
Nancy Rubin Stuart Wikipedia
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 is a 1966 graduate of Jackson College, Tufts University. She received her Master of Arts in Teaching from Brown University in 1967.
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)