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Welcome to my site.  I am thrilled that you have stopped by for a visit! I’m a children’s author, poet, wife, mother, librarian and wannabe knitter, not necessarily in that order. I have great fun teaching poetry to all ages. In 2002 I founded the Fine Line Poets, and I have served as a judge for numerous writing contests, including The Sandy, the Mass Book Awards and the Massachusetts State Poetry Society. 

For a quick peek at my pricing for author visits, click here: Author Flyer – Nancy Tupper Ling

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  • Your Family Tree

    I grew up with an awkward middle name: Lincoln. It wasn’t exactly the pinnacle of cool and hip. As a young child in the ‘70s when most of my friends had middle names like Ann, Marie and Jean, I was well-aware that Lincoln was not a name to be shared out loud if I could ...

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  • Beloved Reader

    In many ways the 21st century public library and its role have been re-imagined. In this digital age the library has become much more than a repository for great books. Libraries are promoters of community as well. Take a look at the Morrill Memorial Library events happening in the month of April alone. We have everything ...

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  • Talent Search

    We all have a variety of skills and talents. Perhaps we have worked hard to develop these abilities over time or perhaps we were lucky enough to be born with a gift or two. For example when I’m asked to write an article for the weekly library column, I feel equipped to do so. I’m ...

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  • It Takes a Stretch

    You must have a favorite author. Someone you turn to when the rest of the world seems in chaos. Someone who is as comfortable to be with as your warm fuzzy slippers and a chair beside the fireplace. Perhaps it is Jamie Ford or Susan Meissner (two of my favorites) whose lyrical stories carry you ...

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  • Fall Schedule

    Upcoming signings: September 18th, Book Birthday, Putnam Books for Young Readers, The Yin-Yang Sisters and Frightful the Dragon September 22nd, 10:30 am, The Boston Athenaeum September 28th, 6-8 pm, nErDy Author Night, Freeport, ME September 29th, 1:30 pm, Children’s Book Reading Feat, Gordon College Bookstore, Wenham, MA October 13th, 11 am, Book Launch Party, The Blue Bunny Bookstore, Dedham, MA October ...

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