Nan Corbitt Allen

Award-winning writer. Mother. Follower of Jesus.

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About the author

Nan is a two-time Dove Award winner.

Her lyrics and dramas have been performed all over the U.S. and the world. She is the author of the Christian novel, Asylum, which was the feature fiction selection for Crossings Book Club that year. A native of Geneva, Alabama, and a graduate of the University of Alabama, Nan has lead seminars and conferences on her writing. She also teaches at worship arts workshops on the topic, ‘Illustrating the Truth.’ Nan and her husband, Dennis, have two grown sons and live in Tennessee.

Ongoing Projects


Arise Daily

One of several writers who contributes to this free subscription-based daily devotional that arrives in your inbox every morning.


Weekly Blog

The theme is “Small Potatoes and Tuesdays @ the Piggly Wiggly: Discovering the Profound in the Mundane.”


Music & Drama

 Nan and her husband, Dennis, have published hundreds of projects for adults, youth and children…including single songs, musicals, and dramatic works.

Previous Projects


A novel set in Northwest Florida and Southwest Alabama. 

Watercolor Summer

A novel set in 1969 on Panama City Beach, Florida. 

The Words We Sing:

Bringing Meaning To Worship

Unpacks the meaning of words and phrases in hymns and worship songs.

Yuletide Blessings

Christmas Stories That Warm the Heart

Stories about the holidays. A great gift book. 

Small Potatoes

and Tuesdays @ the Piggly Wiggly

Describes lessons learned growing up in a small Southern town.