Nan Corbitt Allen

Award-winning writer. Mother. Follower of Jesus.

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About the author

Nan is a three-time Dove Award winner.

Her lyrics and dramas have been performed all over the U.S. and the world. She has also written the Christian novel, Asylum, which was the feature fiction selection for Crossings Book Club. She has written another novel and three non-fiction books and is a regular blogger. She is a former college professor of English and Creative Writing at Truett McConnell University in Georgia. She is from the great state of Alabama and now lives in Tennessee, near Nashville.

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.

Coming Soon

The Sand Dollar

A novel set on the beaches of Northwest Florida 

Fresh From the Table

Forty devotionals taken from Jesus’ words at the Last Supper


A weekly update on new writings.

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.