Nan Corbitt Allen

Nan Corbitt Allen

Contact Nan: dennisnan@me.com


Nan Corbitt Allen has written over 100 published dramatic musicals, sketchbooks, and collections for various music publishers. A three-time Dove Award winner for her musicals written with her husband, Dennis, Nan’s lyrics and dramas have been performed across the U.S. and around the world. Throughout their writing careers together, Dennis and Nan have sold over 2.6 million choral books with various publishers.

She has a Master’s Degree in English and Creative Writing and has taught these subjects at Truett McConnell University for the past eight years.

Nan lives with her husband Dennis in south Nashville.

Her previous literary works include:

Fiction –

Asylum (Moody Press, 2004)

A Crossings Book Club Feature Fiction selection in (February, 2004)

Watercolor Summer (Deep River Books, 5/1/2011)

Non-Fiction –

The Words We Sing: Bringing Meaning to Worship (Beacon Hill Press, September, 2010)

Yuletide BlessingsTwenty-five Christmas stories would include the legend of the Wise Men and cover such events as Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s story about how and why he wrote “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.” (Broadman and Holman, October 2013)

Small Potatoes and Tuesdays @ the Piggly WigglyAn anthology of real-life accounts illustrating where the author learned valuable lessons from insignificant life experiences that admonished and encouraged her. “No one person, place or thing has defined me, but thousands of tiny serendipitous events have painted the canvas that is my life.” (Create Space, 2016).

Her blog: www.nancorbittallen.com has three series: “Small Potatoes and Tuesdays @ the Piggly Wiggly” “Chasing Bimini: The Elusive Search for the Perfect Life” and “For All She’s Worth: Helping Women Discover Their Value.”