Nancy Bartley (She/her)

Part-time Lecturer
Nancy Bartley

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MFA, University of Washington, 1989
B.A., Central Washington University
Curriculum Vitae (261.96 KB)

Nancy Bartley is the author of The Boy Who Shot the Sheriff (University of Washington Press, 2013), which was a finalist for the Washington State Book Awards in history. She also was on the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting teams for breaking news coverage at The Seattle Times and taught Media Law & Ethics, Narrative Non-fiction, News-Writing and Reporting at American University in Bulgaria where she was a Fulbright Scholar. In fall 2016, she received the Barbara Himmelman Fellowship to begin her doctorate in English. 

Barbara Himmelman Fellowship, 2016, University of Washington
Loren D. Milliman Scholarship, 1984, University of Washington
Louisa B. Scripps Fellowship, 1984, University of Washington
Fulbright Scholar, 2012-13
Shared Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News, 2015
Shared Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News, 2010
Washington State Book Awards finalist, 2014