Nancy Springer
(Session on May 7)

Winner, Carolyn W. Field Award, 1999

Nancy Springer is an American author of fantasy, young adult literature, mystery, and science fiction. Her novel Larque on the Wing won the Tiptree Award in 1994. She also received the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for her novels Toughing It in 1995 and Looking for Jamie Bridger in 1996. Additionally, she received the Carolyn W. Field Award from the Pennsylvania Library Association in 1999 for her novel I am Mordred. A prolific author, she has written more than fifty books over a career that has spanned nearly four decades.
She released her first Enola Holmes book in 2006, following which she published 6 sequels in the series. Her other series include Book of Isle (fantasy) and the Tales of Rowan Hood. Her work, The Enola Holmes Mysteries, was adapted in 2020 as a Netflix film, Enola Holmes.