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Glenda Bailey-Mershon

Born: 1949 in Anderson, South Carolina
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Bailey-Mershon lived in Palatine, Illinois. She received her B. A. at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, her M. S. from Governors State University in University Park, Illinois and her postgraduate work at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Biography: Glenda Bailey-Mershon is a writer, editor and historian. She is a native of South Carolina and has lived in the Midwest and the South. She is the author of ''Sa-co-ni-ge/Blue Smoke: Poems from the Appalachians'', ''Bird Talk: Poems'' and ''A History of the American Women's Movement: A Study Guide''. Glenda is a founding member of ''Jane's Stories Press Foundationís Writerís Cooperative'' and is a former consultant to the Illinois Humanities Council. Jane's Stories Press has released four anthologies.

  • -- 1987 Award of Merit from the Illinois Historical Society

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Non-Fiction; Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Jane's Stories Press Foundation :
Glenda Bailey-Mershon on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Bird talk :
ISBN: 1891476114 OCLC: 40679698

Wild Dove Studio and Press, Palatine, Ill. : ©1998.

  The history of the American women's movement :
ISBN: 0963989448 OCLC: 41578010

Wild Dove Studio and Press, Palatine, Ill. : 1997.