Nelsie Spencer

Nelsie Spencer moved to New York from Southern California in 1979 to study acting at The Neighborhood Playhouse. Her play, My Heart Belongs to Daddy, in which she co-starred and co-wrote with Laury Marker-Sacks, was lauded by critics throughout the country. In 1998 Nelsie started getting up before dawn (while her children slept) to work on an idea she had for a book. The Playgroup is her first novel. She is currently working on her second, a coming-of-age novel set in Southern California in the early 70's. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.


The Playgroup

Nelsie Spencer

Before she signed up for the mommy role, Ellie Fuller was a stand-up comic, a good best friend, and on her way to substantial success in the TV world. Then good-looking Peter came along, and she...