Gerald Hausman

2491 Sawmill Road Apartment 1802
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: 
239-281-3833

Author's Bio

Gerald Hausman is a folklorist as well as a poet and has won more than 30 awards and honors from the American Folklore Society to the Bank Street College of Education. He has read his work at Harvard and on NPR and the History Channel. Two films have been made from his writings.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Castaways
(Green Willow Books, 2003)
, Cats of Myth
(Simon & Schuster, 2000)
, Coyote Walks on Two Legs
(Philomel, 1995)
, Doctor Bird
(Philomel, 1998)
, Doctor Moledinky's Castle
(Simon & Schuster, 1995)
, Duppy Talk
(Simon & Schuster, 1994)
, Eagle Boy
(Harper Collins, 1996)
, Escape From Botany Bay
(Scholastic, 2003)
, Horses of Myth
(Dutton, 2005)
, How Chipmunk Got Tiny Feet
(Harper Collins, 1995)
, Island Dreams
(Longhouse, 2015)
, Meditations with Animals
(Simon & Schuster, 1986)
, Meditations with the Navajo
(Simon & Schuster, 1989)
, Mind with Wings
(Shambhala, 2006)
, Napoleon & Josephine
(Scholastic, 2006)
, Night Flight
(Philomel, 1996)
, Night Herding Song
(Copper Canyon Press, 1979)
, Prayer to the Great Mystery
(St. Martin's Press, 1994)
, Rastafarian Children of Solomon
(Simon & Schuster, 2013)
, Sitting on the Blue-Eyed Bear
(Lawrence Hill Books, 1975)
, The Gift of the Gila Monster
(Simon & Schuster, 1993)
, The Healing Horse
(Houghton Mifflin, 2006)
, The Jacob Ladder
(Scholastic, 2003)
, The Kebra Nagast
(St. Martin's Press, 1997)
, The Mythology of Dogs
(St. Martin's Press, 1998)
, The Mythology of Horses
(Random House, 2003)
, The Story of Blue Elk
(Clarion/Houghton Mifflin, 1998)
, Time Swimmer
(Macmillan Caribbean, 2009)
, Tom Cringle
(Simon & Schuster, 2000)
, Tunkashila
(St. Martin's Griffin, 1993)
, Turtle Island ABC
(Harper Collins, 1994)
, Turtle Island Alphabet
(St. Martin's Press, 1992)
, Wilderness
(Tor Books, 1994)
Anthologies: 
A World of Writing
(Longman Press, 2005)
, Best Shorts
(Houghton Mifflin, 2006)
, Lord of the Fantastic
(Avon, 1998)
, Tales From the Great Turtle
(Tor Books, 1994)
, The Gift of Tongues
(Copper Canyon Press, 1996)
, the Mythology of Cats
(St. Martin's Press, 1998)
, The Mythology of Horses
(Random House, 2003)
, Warriors of Blood and Dream
(Avon Books, 1995)
Prizes Won: 
Children's Protective Services Award,Aesop Accolade, Jamaican Ministry of Education, CCBC Award, American Bookseller Best Book, New York Public Library Best Book for Teens, NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book, Parents Choice Silver Medal, Midwest Book Award, USA Today Book Award.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Overtime by Philip Whalen
,
Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice
,
Rock with Wings by Anne Hillerman
,
Independent People by Halldor Laxness
,
Stone Hut by Bob Arnold

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Other
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Baltimore
Raised in: 
Berkeley Heights, NJ
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Last updated: Jul 25, 2016