Categories: Female Authors - Anglophone Authors - Authors of Juvenile Fiction; - Southeast
Nancy Cohen was born in Hamilton, Ontario and grew up in Ancaster. She attended the University of Toronto where she obtained a BA in English, and a Masters of Library Science. She moved to New Brunswick in 1983 when her husband became a professor of Classics at Mount Allison University. She was the Children's Librarian at the Moncton Public Library from 1987 until her retirement in 2014. She is the mother of three children, and the day after retiring from the library became the grandmother of a beautiful baby girl. Nancy lives in Dieppe with her husband and a pug named Winnie.
What is your favourite New Brunswick book, and why?
The Sea Captain's Wife by Beth Powning.
When I was a kid I loved animal stories, and my favourite N.B. book was Red Fox by Sir Charles G.D. Roberts.
What do you consider to be the highlight of your career so far?
So far the highlight of my writing career was when I got a call from Nimbus telling me that they wanted to publish my book.
Here Babies, There Babies