Friday, September 10, 2010

Nancy Scott

Nancy Scott is the current managing editor of U.S.1 Worksheets, the journal of the U.S.1 Poets’ Cooperative in New Jersey. She is the author of two books of poetry, Down to the Quick (2007) and One Stands Guard, One Sleeps (2009) published by Plain View Press, and two chapbooks, A Siege of Raptors (Finishing Line Press, 2010) and Detours & Diversions (Main Street Rag, 2011) For decades she worked on behalf of abused and neglected children, as a caseworker for the State Division of Youth and Family Services, licensed foster parent, and advocate for changing archaic adoption laws. She is parent to three adopted bi-racial children, who had been in foster care.

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