McCabe promoted to full professor

Dr. Nancy McCabe

Dr.Nancy McCabe, director of the writing program, has been promoted to full professor, effective Sept. 1. 

            McCabe is the author of four books, including the forthcoming “From Little Houses to Little Women: Revisiting a Literary Childhood.”

She also has work forthcoming in two anthologies. Her essay “The Baby Room” will be in “Oh Baby: True Stories about Tiny Humans” from In Fact books, and her essay “Gifts” will be in “Every Father’s Daughter: Essays by Daughters about their Fathers” from McPherson and Co.

            McCabe’s three previous memoirs are “Crossing the Blue Willow Bridge: A Journey of My Daughter’s Birthplace in China,” “Meeting Sophie: A Memoir of Adoption” and “After the Flashlight Man: A Memoir of Awakening.”

            Her work has won a Pushcart Prize and been listed six times in the notable sections of Houghton-Mifflin Best American anthologies. Her essays have appeared in Newsweek, Prairie Schooner, Fourth Genre, Crazyhorse, Massachusetts Review and Writer’s Digest, among other places.

            In addition to being director of the writing program at Pitt-Bradford, she is a faculty member in the brief-residency Master of Fine Art program in creative writing at Spalding University in Louisville, Ky.

            She and her daughter, Sophie, live in Bradford. For information about McCabe or her work, visit her website,