Nancy Jorgensen

Nancy Jorgensen is a Wisconsin writer, teacher, and musician. Her most recent book Gwen Jorgensen: USA’s First Olympic Gold Medal Triathlete (Meyer & Meyer), a middle-grade/young adult sports biography, was released in 2022. Her essays on music, equality, family, aging, and education appear in Ms. Magazine, River Teeth, Wisconsin Public Radio, CHEAP POP, and elsewhere. Find out more at or @NancyJorgensen.


Job Title: Mother/grandmother to a professional triathlete and her family while they travel internationally