A contributing editor with Virginia Living magazine, he has also written freelance articles, essays, and stories for numerous other publications, including The Writer, Army Times, and GRIT. His literary honors include the F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Award, the Heroes’ Voices National Poetry Contest, the Virginia Press Association First Place Award for Sports News Writing, and the Missouri Humanities Council Award for Veteran’s Interviews.
Bill is a former paratrooper and combat platoon leader. As a civilian, he undertook a 1,500-mile walking odyssey through Virginia. The poems in his latest book, Virginia Walkabout, are based on this experience. His website (www.BillGlose.com) includes a page of helpful information for writers.
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