Glenda Reed has received grants, funding and awards from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the McKnight Foundation, and the Loft Literary Center. She is a 2015-2016 mentee in the Loft Mentor Series. You can read her nonfiction in the 2016 Winter issue of Creative Nonfiction. Her story The Good Captain was awarded Best Travel Story of The Year 2016. She is currently working on a memoir about hitchhiking around the world on sailboats. You can follow the progress of this project at Hitchsailing.com and Facebook.com/Hitchsailing.