Glennie Sewell, MA, MEd, MFA, grew up in Maryland and began writing as a cartoonist in his early teenage years, proceeding to write science-fiction and school-based comedy during high school.
After high school, he studied briefly at an area community college, but dropped out to enter the working world early. He returned to college at West Virginia University, where he majored in writing, focusing on science fiction. He was almost 30 when he received his BA in English there 1998.
Sewell later received an MA in English from Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English, as well as an MEd from Western Carolina University in 2007.
He is the author of Guardians of Forever, Book One: Earth Gone, a first novel completed as his dissertation for his MFA in creative writing at Goddard College. The novel is in the final stages of editing and is due to be published by 2020. He is also at work on a sequel, Guardians of Forever, Book Two: Dark Chasers.
Sewell has taught college-level courses since 2004. At Norwich, he teaches English 101, 102, and 112. He also teaches at the Community College of Vermont, Alabama’s Troy University, and the New England Culinary Institute. Sewell ran for the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012, 2014, and 2016.
He also operates the Montpelier, Vt.-based paranormal organization Messenger Guardians Paranormal Group, undertaking investigations and enlisting volunteers in England, Scotland, Finland, Vermont, Ohio, Michigan, California, Maryland, and North Carolina. At Norwich, Sewell has performed requested, unpublished investigations of the Sullivan Museum and History Center and offered a short paranormal investigation course during Staff In-Service Day in January 2017.