Nancy K. Barry (Ph.D., University of Illinois) is a playwright and essayist who teaches creative writing, poetry, and nonfiction at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Her essays have appeared in Iowa Woman, the Chicago Tribune, and the Baltimore Sun. In 2010, she transformed a memoir about her year spent teaching writing and undergoing breast cancer treatment into a one-woman show, Lessons from Cancer College, produced in several theatres in Iowa and Minnesota. In 2016, she began a weekly radio broadcast (KLWCDecorah) called “The Naked Page,” a call-in show to cultivate conversations among writers about their work and craft.






Time Is a Verb: A Short Course in Manipulating Time in Memoir