HILLERMAN, Tony. American, b. 1925. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Novels, Literary criticism and history. Career: News Herald, Borger, TX, reporter, 1948; Morning Press, Lawton, OK, news editor, 1949; Constitution, Lawton, city editor, 1950; United Press, Oklahoma City, political reporter, 1952, Santa Fe, NM, bureau manager, 1953; The New Mexican, Santa Fe, executive editor, 1954; University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, associate professor, 1965-66, professor and chairman, 1966-85, assistant to the president, 1975-80, professor emeritus of journalism, 1985-. Publications: The Great Taos Bank Robbery and Other Affairs of Indian Country (essays), 1970; The Boy Who Made Dragonfly (juvenile), 1972; New Mexico, 1975; Rio Grande, 1976; (ed.) The Spell of New Mexico, 1977; Hillerman Country, 1991; The Best of the West (anthology), 1992; Seldom Disappointed (memoir), 2002. MYSTERIES: The Blessing Way, 1970; The Fly on the Wall, 1971; Dance Hall of the Dead, 1973; The Listening Woman, 1978; People of Darkness, 1980; The Dark Wind, 1982; The Ghostway, 1985; Skinwalkers, 1986; A Thief of Time, 1988; Talking God, 1989; Coyote Waits, 1990; Sacred Clown, 1993; Finding Moon, 1994; The Fallen Man, 1996; (with R. Herbert) The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories, 1996; Hunting Badger, 1999; The Wailing Wind, 2002; The Sinister Pig, 2003. Address: 1632 Francisca Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-7118, U.S.A.