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Changing SpacesChanging Spaces
by Nancy King

What would you do if you woke up in your usual life, and by the end of the day, everything had changed?

That's the question Nancy King poses in her newest book, Changing Spaces, as she introduces us to Laura Feldman who suddenly loses the "life" she has lived for the past forty years. When her husband of forty years suddenly wants a divorce, shaken-to-her-core Laura Feldman embarks on a bumpy ride from her black & white Midwestern life to the bold colors of New Mexico.

In this new landscape where anything might happen–and does–Laura finds inspiration, strength, and transformation in the friendship of Santa Fe women who help her walk the winding road to self-discovery and the home of her heart.

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Reading Guide on LitLovers

Radio Interview:
Santa Fe Radio Cafe
(KSFR)
6.February.2014
http://www.santaferadiocafe.org/podcasts/?p=5565

Radio Interview:
Majority Report/Women's Voices
(KZYX)
20.January.2014
http://www.kzyx.org/index.php/talk-shows/politics-and-public-affairs/womens-voices/entry/archive-womens-voices-january-27-2013

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Changing Spaces
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Morning LightMorning Light
by Nancy King

Anna Baum, a teacher in a posh private school finds herself wondering how she grew up an outsider, lost her stories, chose a profession she didn't want, and married charming but abusive Max. Life changes when Anna begins teaching emotionally disturbed preschoolers. A potent nightmare and illness, as well as two hospital nurses who breach her protective wall, help her confront the reality of her life. The transformation is profound and powerful.

Listen to a radio interview
Write on Four Corners (KSJE 90.0 FM)
21.May.2010
http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/ksje/.
jukebox?action=viewMedia&mediaId=902788

Listen to a radio interview with Mary-Charlotte
Santa Fe Radio Café (KSFR 101.1 FM) 11.Sept.08
http://www.sant aferadiocafe.org/podcasts/?p=430

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Morning Light
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It is available in multiple ebook formats including .EPUB, PDF. .RTF, .PDB, .MOBI, LRF and TXT. Devices covered by these formats include the Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad, personal computers, the iPhone (via the Stanza e-reader app), Sony Reader, Kobo Reader, Nook, Android smart phones, etc.


The Stones SpeakThe Stones Speak
by Nancy King

Secrets that won't go away. Truths not faced. The Stones Speak is a novel about what it takes to find a true home within oneself.
 
Naomi and Priscilla have been distant friends, meeting at professional conferences for many years. After Naomi moves from Boston to Santa Fe, where Priscilla lives, the proximity strains their relationship. The friendship is further threatened when Naomi becomes involved with Paul, a man Priscilla doesn't like.
 
When Naomi's past catches up with her, she is forced to confront the results of a desperate decision she made while in her twenties. Her response to this personal crisis, and her choices about how to be with her friend Priscilla, and with Paul, help heal the old wounds that have held Naomi prisoner. She comes to recognize that being emotionally closed is ultimately more painful than taking the risk of opening one's heart. Her courage in confronting her demons helps Paul and Priscilla find their truths as well.  

  • Honorable Mention, 2010 National Press Women Communication Contest
  • First Place for fiction, 2010 NM Press Women Communication Contest
  • Finalist, NM Book Awards, fiction category

Listen to a radio interview
Write on Four Corners (KSJE 90.0 FM)
21.May.2010
http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/ksje/.
jukebox?action=viewMedia&mediaId=902788

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The Stones Speak
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Purchase The Stones Speak as an ebook at Smashwords.com for $2.99.

It is available in multiple ebook formats including .EPUB, PDF. .RTF, .PDB, .MOBI, LRF and TXT. Devices covered by these formats include the Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad, personal computers, the iPhone (via the Stanza e-reader app), Sony Reader, Kobo Reader, Nook, Android smart phones, etc.

A Woman WalkingA Woman Walking
by Nancy King

In this timeless folktale, Ninan inherits an unwelcome legacy. She is told by her parents that she must become a traveling storyteller like her grandfather. On each step of her journey, she tells a unique and universal story. As she walks from village to village telling stories, Ninan learns that every story is a kind of gentle magic, and she embraces her life as a woman walking.

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Listen to a radio interview
Write on Four Corners (KSJE 90.0 FM) 12.May.2010
http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/ksje
/.jukebox?action=viewMedia&mediaId=901182

Listen to a radio interview with Mary-Charlotte
Santa Fe Radio Café (KSFR 101.1 FM) 11.Sept.08
http://www.santaferadiocafe.org
/podcasts/?p=430

A Woman Walking
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Nancy King is a tireless storyteller. The tales she weaves are imbued with the width and breadth of real life, filled with the classic human struggles that tear at the heart but, in the end, reassure us of our humanity.

-- Page Lambert, author of In Search of Kinship, Fulcrum Publishing

Dancing With Wonder, by Nancy KingDancing with Wonder
Self-Discovery through Stories
Nancy King

Storymaking enables us to experience the healing power of stories, to evoke new questions, reflect on past experience, and imagine new possibilities. Sharing stories creates community by helping us connect to each other in meaningful ways.

Dancing With Wonder: Self-Discovery Through stories is a book of and about stories, designed to enable readers to explore and tell their own stories whether they are autobiographical, creative, or some mixture of the two. The stories and activities in this book are designed to encourage readers to embark on their own storymaking journeys with and without the company of others.

table of contents   Read an excerpt

Click here for a press kit (.pdf)

Listen to a radio interview
Write on Four Corners (KSJE 90.0 FM) 12.May.2010
http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/ksje
/.jukebox?action=viewMedia&mediaId=901182

Read a Blogcritics Magazine review
http://blogcritics.org/archives/2008/05/
05/215448.php

Listen to a radio Interview with Diego Mulligan
The Journey Home (KSFR 90.7 FM) 13.Feb.06
RealAudioMP3

Listen to a radio Interview with Arin McKenna
Art Tour Santa Fe (KTRC 1260 AM) 12.14.05
RealAudioMP3

Dancing with Wonder is available through local bookstores and online through http://www.sourcebooks.com.

 

Storymaking and Drama: An Approach to Teaching Language and Literature at the SEcondary and Postsecondary LevelsStorymaking and Drama
An Approach to Teaching Language and Literature at the Secondary and Postsecondary Levels
Nancy King, University of Delaware

In Storymaking and Drama teachers will find thoughtful, practical, inventive, and creative ways to explore literature and drama in the classroom. The author includes many stories from around the world to make the book a joy to read and to help stimulate the development of new ideas for classroom educational practice.

table of contents

Storymaking and Drama is available online through Amazon.com.

Storymaking in Education and TherapyStorymaking in Education and Therapy
Alida Gersie and Nancy King

Myths and related stories describe essential human experience which, requiring use of the imagination, reconcile and give voice to fantasy and reality. Speaking through images which embrace the paradox of possible and impossible, the likely and the desired, they stimulate our personal expressive abilities in a way quite distinct from the absorption of prescribed images which television and radio present. This book is concerned with rekindling that creative power of the human imagaination which in the West has atrophied through neglect. It is concerned with increasing an understanding of the need to exercise our imagination as one of our psychic functions, as well as the need to exercise our bodies as one of our physical functions.

This book contains myths and tales from all over the world which are grouped around seven themes, all reflective of forms of human experience. The authors suggest ways in which these myths and tales can be used to develop our imagination's original and unique voice through educational and therapeutic encounter, and how this expression can be communicated to others who are engaged in the same task.

table of contents

Storymaking in Education and Therapy is available online at :http://www.jkp.com/
catalogue/book.php/isbn/1-85302-520-8

Playing Their Part

Playing Their Part
Language and Learning in the Classroom
Nancy King

Playing Their Part gives K-8 teachers and others who work with children ways to teach interactively using the arts as the center of language arts programs.

table of contents

Playing Their Part is available online through Amazon.com.


Other books written by Nancy King include:

Theatre Movement: The Actor and His Space. Drama Book Specialists. 1971.
Giving Form to Feeling. Drama Book Specialists. 1975.
A Movement Approach to Acting. Prentice Hall. 1981.

Her essay, Growing Stories: Towards a Story-based Curriculum, is included in The Storytelling Classroom: Applications across the Curriculum.

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