Glen Ellen Alderton

Glen Ellen Alderton is a former librarian, editor and journalist. She has been a college instructor  at institutions including Alliah, Amman Jordan; Central Texas College; Pearce College, Athens, Greece; NOVA; the Smithsonian Institution;  and the University of Maryland. She further worked as a technical advisor, program manager, cultural resources specialist and analyst for the U.S. government. Travelling extensively, she also lived in Cuba, Jamaica, Greece, and Jordan as well as eight states, D.C., and Guam, where she served as Territorial Archaeologist .


AB, Vassar College (History/Spanish)

MA, University of Pittsburgh (History/Anthropology)

Fossum Fellow, University of Maryland

(And, of course, Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery, Alabama!)



Further Facts on Fossum: Evaluations of the M. Truman Fossum floriculture collection and of Mr. Fossum’s role in the ornamental horticulture industry, 1989, plus book reviews, cultural resources educational material, technical reports and numerous news articles. Awards: Guam Press Club, 1989; National Park Services’s John Wesley Powell Prize (Historic Preservation and Historical Display Projects) as team member for the U.S. Soil Conservation Service, Cultural Resource Management Training Program, 1990.


Breakup! (2013) available: Amazon Print & Kindle

Perfect? (2012) available: Amazon Print & Kindle (Hit number 7 in Romantic Suspense, 2012); Barnes & Noble

She is currently represented by the Jet Literary Agency and has been working on a spy novel (with late Lanier classmate, Andy Anderson, author of Sudden Recall—Operation Tango: A Top Secret CIA Covert Action) as well as more romantic suspense novels.

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