Nancy Avery Dafoe K'74 recently released her novel, You Enter a Room. A thriller-mystery novel, You Enter a Room is Dafoe’s seventh published book as sole author, and her 10th book as contributor.
A former educator, Dafoe has earned multiple national awards for her writing, including the “Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society Writing Award.” She writes across genres including poetry, educating and writing help books, and a memoir. You Enter a Room is her first published novel, an upmarket “murder mystery with a number of genre-bending twists.”
Major: English Literature
Family: Nicole Dafoe '04
Published by Rogue Phoenix Press, You Enter a Room is now available through the publisher, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble. Dafoe has signed a contract for her next novel in the murder mystery series to be published, Both End in Speculation.