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Nixon, Joan Lowery

Joan Lowery Nixon, born on February 3rd, 1927, was the only four-time recipient of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for the Best Juvenile Mystery and she often said that she simply had to write! She relates that her mother remembered that Joan would say, “I have a poem, write it down,” even before she learned […]


Aiken, Joan

Joan Delano Aiken was born on September 4th, 1924, in Sussex, England, the daughter of American writer Conrad Aiken and Canadian writer Jessie McDonald Aiken. When Ms. Aiken was five years old, her mother divorced Conrad Aiken and later married another writer, Martin Armstrong. Joan Aiken’s sister, Jane Aiken Hodge is also a writer. Aiken […]