Buenos Aires, Argentina. Down by the wharves listening to three old men in Panama hats and smoking cigars play Spanish guitar
With Grandma, Priest Lake, ID
Skiing Snowmass, Colorado
Two Thanksgiving Chefs, Spokane
Manito Park, Spring 2003
Kenneth Grunzweig 1943-2003
Proud of my 2014 Stanford grad!
The Gratitude Stole - "Thanks, Mom."
David and his Jazz Trio playing for Stanford Commencement 2014, President's Reception
When it all began...
Kate - UW Medical School
Kate runs 13.1
Kate's Graduation, Yale 2011
North Shore, Maui
Kate & Mom after sunrise run
David, summit Haleakala, Maui, photographing dawn
Wedding Sunrise, Haleakala Crater, 10,315 feet, 5:50 a.m.
Summit, 6:30 a.m.
Rooftops of Rome
Alexander, Museum of Athens
Ostica Antica, Italy
Excavations, Walls of Troy, Turkey
Roman Fortress: Where Octavian Battled Marc Anthony and Cleopatra
Temple ruins 3500 BC, Malta
Malta, fishing boats
Canal of Corinth, Italy
Sicily, Mt Aetna, British Commonwealth War Memorial
Band of Brothers Memorial, Rome-Sicily American War Cemetery
Bernini, Tivoli Fountain
My little writing table, Nice, France
Rooftops of Copenhagen
King Christian IV's sword, Denmark
Viking ship, recovered intact from a bog burial
Cottage Door, Stravanger, Norway
Fjiord, Edvard Grieg's home, Bergen, Norway
Ring of Brodgar, Orkney Islands
Reykjavik, Modern Day Viking
Temple of Hera, Agrigento
Ortigia - Siracusa, Sicily
The Matterhorn, photo by Greg Miller
Post climb, Gonergrat 3103'm. Near The Matterhorn
View from Gonergrat Peak
GLENDA BURGESS is a winner of the Rupert Hughes Award for literary fiction, and a short story finalist for the New Century Writer Award. Her memoir, The Geography of Love, was named one of The Ten Best Books of 2008 by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and a finalist for the 2008 Books for a Better Life Award.
Born in New Mexico, the daughter of a US Air Force Lt. Colonel in the Strategic Air Command, the author's first published work at the age of nine was printed in The Spokesman-Review newspaper for the payment of one dollar.
The author graduated with distinction from Indiana University, Bloomington, with a B.A. in Political Science. Ms. Burgess was the recipient of the 1978 Wendell L. Wilkie Distinguished Student Award in Political Science. After earning a Masters in Public Affairs (1980) from the University of Washington, the author was selected to serve as a Presidential Management Fellow - the presitigious government executive training and mentoring program initiated under President Jimmy Carter.
After completing nearly a decade of government service on Capitol Hill and for the U.S. State Department in Washington DC, Ms. Burgess left government service to study creative writing. She attended writers workshops and seminars at the University of Washington, the University of California (Berkeley),the Creative Writing Program in Continuing Education at Stanford, the Maui Writers School, and the Aspen Writers Workshop to name a selected few.
Glenda Burgess's work encompasses a memoir, The Geography of Love, (Random House/Broadway Books, 2008), two novels Exposures and Loose Threads, and an academic work, A Special Collections Thesaurus: Women Studies. Her work includes published short stories and essays, as well as book reviews and freelance articles. Glenda is a popular featured author at writing workshops and conferences, and has recently presented her work and lead workshops at, among others, The Hawaiian Writers Conference, The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Conference, Portland's Wordfest, The Writers Workshop Series at A Book for All Seasons, and Eastern Washington University's literary festival Get Lit!
Glenda writes at her blog, Quintessence, on topics relevant to poetry, literature, and creative writing.
WORKS IN PRINT
The Geography of Love, a memoir.
Random House/Broadway Books, August 2008
Softcover release, August 2009.
Exposures, a novel.
First edition, Malvern Publishing, Ltd., UK, 2000.
Second edition (back in print), Penguin/AuthorHouse, May 2005.
Loose Threads, a novel.
First edition, The Great American First Novel Series,
Malvern Publishing, Ltd., UK, 1998.
Second edition (back in print), Penguin/AuthorHouse, March 2008.
A Special Collections Thesaurus: Women Studies
University of Washington Press, 1979.
Tombstone, Ancient Greece
Cornice detail, Troy, Turkey
A tomb in The Valley of Temples, Agrigento, Sicily
Floating Flower Markets, Amsterdam
Greg, Nakalele Point
Upper Priest Lake
The Palouse Hills
Winter walk with McDuff