Glenda Armand

Glenda Armand has had a long career as a teacher and school librarian. Now retired, she can spend more time on two of her passions, gardening and writing. Glenda is the author of the award-winning Love Twelve Miles Long, a book about the young Frederick Douglass. Her next book, Ira’s Shakespeare Dream, about the 19th Century Shakespearean actor, Ira Aldridge, will be published by Lee and Low in 2014, to coincide with the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare. Glenda has two adult children, and tends a garden full of roses, lilies and birds of paradise. Drop by Glenda’s website at



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