Gretchen Frances Wilson
Pen Name: Gretchen Wilson
Born: June 26, 1973 in Pocahontas, Illinois
She was born in Pocahontas, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Gretchen Wilson is a Country Music singer. She has become an advocate to help spotlight the funding needs of adult education programs and the adults on waiting lists hoping to further their education. She spoke to a Congressional subcommittee about the need for continued funding. She traveled to Washington, DC to accept a 2009 National Coalition for Literacy Leadership Award at a reception at the Library of Congress, which recognizes individuals and/or organizations that have made extraordinary contributions to improving literacy and raising awareness of adult literacy in the United States.
- Redneck Woman: Stories from My Life, Warner Books, 2006
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Redneck Woman: Stories from My Life
Release Date: 2006
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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