Nancy Rubin Stuart is an award-winning author and journalist whose many traditionally published books specialize in women, biography and social history.

Her most recently published book is the acclaimed DEFIANT BRIDES; The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women Who Married Radical Men, a double biography of the wives of Benedict Arnold and General Henry Knox. This work was a selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club 2 and the History and Military Book Clubs.

She is currently completing a book about Benjamin Franklin’s Women for Beacon Press.

A former journalist, Nancy’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Huffington Post, The New England Quarterly, The Los Angeles Times, The Stamford Advocate, American History , Family Circle , Ladies Home Journal, Parents magazine and other national publications.

She currently serves as Executive Director of the Cape Cod Writers Center in Osterville, Massachusetts.

Books in order of publication:

The New Suburban Woman: Beyond Myth and Motherhood – 1982

The Mother Mirror: How A Generation Of Women Is Changing Motherhood In America – 1984

Isabella of Castile: The First Renaissance Queen – 1991

American Empress: The Life and Times of Marjorie Merriweather Post – 1995

The Reluctant Spiritualist: The Life of Maggie Fox – 2005

The Muse of the Revolution: The Secret Pen of Mercy Otis Warren and the Founding of a Nation – 2008

Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married – 2013