Sharlee Glenn: Mormon Author

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Sharlee Glenn Mormon Author

Sharlee Mullins Glenn is an author and educator. She is the author of One in a Billion, Just What Mama Needs, Circle Dance: A Novel, and Keeping Up with Roo, which won the 2007 Dolly Gray Children's Literature Award by the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Developmental Disabilities.

She was raised in the Uintah Basin in Utah in a family of seven children, a widowed mother, and two developmentally disabled aunts. She earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in humanities with emphases in English and art history at Brigham Young University, where she taught for eight years.

She has published articles, essays, poems, and short stories for adults in periodicals such as Women's Studies, The Southern Literary Journal, and Segullah. Her children’s stories have appeared in Cricket and Ladybug magazines.

Glenn and her husband are the parents of five children.