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Nancy Rubin Stuart


Nancy Rubin Stuart is an award-winning author and journalist who specializes in women, biography and social history. A graduate of Tufts University with a B.A. in English and an M.A.T. from Brown University, Nancy holds an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Mount Vernon College, now part of Georgetown University. Nancy just won the 2009 Historic Winslow House Book Award on behalf of her latest book, *The Muse of the Revolution: The Secret Pen of Mercy Otis Warren and the Founding of a Nation*. In 2006 she received an Outstanding Book Award, Nonfiction from the American Society of Journalists and Authors. She was also a 2005 recipient of a William Randolph Hearst Fellowship from the American Antiquarian Society. Other honors include three Telly Awards from the cable television industry, the 1992 Author of the Year Award from the American Society of Authors and Journalists, the Washington Irving Award from the Westchester Library System, a *Time*, Inc. scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference and a fellowship from the MacDowell Colony.