Discipline: Literature

Glenda Adams

Discipline: Literature
Region: Cheverly, MD
MacDowell Fellowships: 1982, 1987, 1989, 1994

Glenda Adams (1939-2007) was an Australian novelist whose work often revolved around children’s themes. Her stories, often short vignettes, appeared in the UK, Australia, and the United States. Born in a suburb of Sydney, Adams traveled, first to Indonesia, then to the United States, where she lived for a time, all the while continuing to write. She later returned to Australia, teaching full-time at the Sydney University of Technology.


New Jersey

Glenda Adams worked in the New Jersey studio.

The yellow clapboard New Jersey Studio, located on a grassy, sloping site, was funded by the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs and built as an exact replica of Monday Music Studio (1913). The studio’s porch rests on fieldstone piers that increase in height as the ground slopes to the west. Like Monday Music Studio, New Jersey…

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