Glenda Reed is an award-winning, feminist writer, artist, educator, and adventurer. She's received support from the Jerome Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, among others and has twice been recognized by the Minnesota State Arts Board with an Artist Initiative Award. Her work has appeared in literary journals and anthologies, including Creative Nonfiction and The Best Travel Writing. Glenda is also a winner of The Moth StorySLAM. Her in-progress memoir follows the years she set out to sail around the world by hitchhiking on sailboats. At a time when the backlash against women’s social progress and feminism is at a peak, Reed is writing her own true-life story of one woman who charted her own course for adventure (GlendaReed.com).