Janice Scully


I live with my husband, Bart Natoli, in DeWitt, New York. I have two sons.


I write non-fiction prose, poetry, and plays and completed an MFA at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

I worked as a physician for twenty years.


  • How to Donate Blood. Guideposts for Teens Website. 2002
  • Your Livin' Liver. Young Bucks Outdoors Magazine. 2002
  • Rocks and Moss. Young Bucks Outdoors. 2002
  • A Shaggy Mushroom. Young Bucks Outdoors Magazine. 2002
  • At Your Service. Medical Economics magazine. 2001
  • Tulip Lane Holidays. Highlights for Children. 12/2014
  • An essay: "Always a Nurse" . American Journal Nursing blog: http://ajnoffthecharts.com. 11/20/2014
  • "The New Woman" A play for an adult audience. A staged reading at Armory Square Playhouse in Syracuse. 11/2104
  • Three Haiku poems. Boston Literary Magazine. January 2015
  • Stitching a Story. SCBWI Journal. published 6/16/2013
  • An sestina entitled "Over Green Beans and Garlic". http://everywritersresource.com. 5/27/2013
  • An medical drama entitled "Complications". A staged reading at Armory Square Playhouse in Syracuse. 1/2013
  • Short Story, "The Only Thing She Could Do". Medical Literary Messenger, an on-line healing Arts Journal at VCU. Spring 2015
  • Poem "City Boy". WestWard Quarterly. Summer 2015 issue
  • A Chipmunk Home. Highlights for Children. 7/2003
  • Education

    Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1983

    MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults
    Vermont College, Class of July 2010


    Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

    Armory Square Playhouse in Syracuse New York, a group of Syracuse playwrights