Gerald Hausman

Fiction Writer, Poet

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 & Prizes

Fiction

Anthologies:
Best Shorts (Houghton Mifflin, 2006)
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The Mythology of Horses (Random House, 2003)
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Lord of the Fantastic (Avon, 1998)
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the Mythology of Cats (St. Martin's Press, 1998)
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The Gift of Tongues (Copper Canyon Press, 1996)
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Warriors of Blood and Dream (Avon Books, 1995)
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Tales From the Great Turtle (Tor Books, 1994)
Books:
Rastafarian Children of Solomon (Simon & Schuster, 2013)
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Time Swimmer (Macmillan Caribbean, 2009)
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The Healing Horse (Houghton Mifflin, 2006)
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Castaways (Green Willow Books, 2003)
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Escape From Botany Bay (Scholastic, 2003)
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Doctor Bird (Philomel, 1998)
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The Mythology of Dogs (St. Martin's Press, 1998)
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The Story of Blue Elk (Clarion/Houghton Mifflin, 1998)
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The Kebra Nagast (St. Martin's Press, 1997)
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Eagle Boy (Harper Collins, 1996)
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Night Flight (Philomel, 1996)
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Coyote Walks on Two Legs (Philomel, 1995)
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Doctor Moledinky's Castle (Simon & Schuster, 1995)
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How Chipmunk Got Tiny Feet (Harper Collins, 1995)
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Duppy Talk (Simon & Schuster, 1994)
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Prayer to the Great Mystery (St. Martin's Press, 1994)
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Wilderness (Tor Books, 1994)
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The Gift of the Gila Monster (Simon & Schuster, 1993)
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Tunkashila (St. Martin's Griffin, 1993)
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Turtle Island Alphabet (St. Martin's Press, 1992)
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Meditations with the Navajo (Simon & Schuster, 1989)
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Meditations with Animals (Simon & Schuster, 1986)

Poetry

Anthology:
A World of Writing (Longman Press, 2005)
Books:
Island Dreams (Longhouse, 2015)
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Mind with Wings (Shambhala, 2006)
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Napoleon & Josephine (Scholastic, 2006)
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Horses of Myth (Dutton, 2005)
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The Jacob Ladder (Scholastic, 2003)
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The Mythology of Horses (Random House, 2003)
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Cats of Myth (Simon & Schuster, 2000)
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Tom Cringle (Simon & Schuster, 2000)
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Turtle Island ABC (Harper Collins, 1994)
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Night Herding Song (Copper Canyon Press, 1979)
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Sitting on the Blue-Eyed Bear (Lawrence Hill Books, 1975)
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

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Baltimore
Raised in: 
Berkeley Heights, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Jul 25, 2016