Nancy Murphy writes and performs poetry and personal stories. Her poetry has been published in literary magazines including South Carolina Review, Baltimore Review, Eclipse, Thirteenth Moon, the Louisville Review, and Altadena Poetry Anthology.

She has appeared in Expressing Motherhood, Wendy Hammers’ Tasty Words, Word Now, Max10, Muse Literary Salon, Terrie Silverman’s Gorgeous Stories, and the comedy showcase Pretty Funny Women.

In 2015 Nancy wrote a solo show about turning sixty called Freak Out! and has performed it around the Los Angeles area. She earned an “Encore Award” in the Hollywood Fringe Festival in 2016.

She has a BA in American Studies from Union College in Schenectady NY and has studied writing at UCLA, Beyond Baroque and with private teachers.  She has taken acting and improv classes in the LA area.