Nancy Hartney writes short stories and non-fiction articles. Washed in Water: Tales from the South is her award winning debut collection published July 2013. A second collection, If the Creek Don’t Rise, came out in 2016 to accolades. Both books are available in audio.
She is a published poet with work appearing in: Dash Lit Journal(CA), Stonecrop Magazine (ID), and Dead Mule School of Southern Literature(NC).
Previously her short stories have found publication in two mid-west regional anthologies: Voices and Echoes of the Ozarks. Western anthologies: Cactus Country, Frontier Tales, and Rough Country feature her tales.
She contributes to The Chronicle of the Horse, Sidelines, Covertside Magazine of Mounted Foxhunting, and the Horsemen’s Roundup with articles on fox hunting, rodeo, horse events, and mule jumping. Daily and weekly newspapers -Ft. Worth Star Telegram (TX), Fayetteville Free Weekly (AR), Northwest Arkansas Times – have carried her book reviews, photographs, and articles. She has written motorcycle-touring pieces for American Iron. General interest work appears in the DoSouth, Arkansas Life, Ozark Mountaineer, FlashbackWashington County Historical Quarterly (AR), and Dead Mule School of Literature, an e-zine. She is currently working on a novel.
A member of the writing community, she works with the Ozark Writers League (MO), Ozark Creative Writers (AR), Tallahassee Writers Association (FL), and Oklahoma Writers Federation, Inc. She is a regular member of two critique groups. You can access her at NancyHartney.com.