Nancy Thorne

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Short Description of Yourself

I am: hopefully compassionate, hopefully a good mother, hopefully driven, hopefully insightful, hopefully not a procrastinator with my writing (yeah, like that’s ever gonna happen)

Writing Focus or Interests

Young adult and middle grade novels, short fiction, and short non-fiction


Published Works and Recognitions

My most recent novel THE SOMEWHERE I SEE YOU AGAIN was released July 2021. It is currently shortlisted for the 2021 Chanticleer Award for Young Adult fiction.

My debut novel VICTORIAN TOWN (2018) won First Place for the 2019 Dante Rossetti Award in the U.S.

My short fiction has appeared in:

The First Line Literary JournalThe Mushroom Farm (2017)

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Canadian Acts of KindnessOur Guardian Angels (2018)

Canadian Tales of the HeartThe Showgirl (2016)

Canadian Tales of the Mysterious The Warning (2012)

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Christmas (2016)

The Human Condition – The Finalities of Cecil and Sylvie (2016)

First Prize in Aurora’s Sesquicentennial Short Story ContestSterling Hill (2014)

Two Sisters Writing & Publishing – Welcome to Auntie Agony’s (2019)

Edify Fiction – Normal Come Christmas (2019)

The Blake-Jones Review – What I Learned From a Cup and Saucer (2020)

Two Sisters Writing & Publishing Anthology – Decade of the Colourist (2021)



Nancy Thorne is an award-winning author of fiction inspired by the romance and courage of youth. Born and raised in Toronto, she fostered a passion for creating stories in grade school, but hid it much too well. Nine years ago she decided to pursue her lifelong dream of telling them. When she’s not writing books or reading, you can find her going on road trips or conjuring up untested recipes for brave family members and friends. She lives in Whitby, Ontario with her loving family along with an energetic fox-red labrador and entertaining corgi.

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