Norman, Howard A.

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NORMAN, Howard A.

NORMAN, Howard A. American, b. 1949. Genres: Novels, Literary criticism and history, Mythology/Folklore, Translations. Career: Translator and writer. University of Maryland, instructor in native American literature. Worked as a translator for the World Society for the Protection of Animals, a member of a fire crew in Manitoba, Canada, and a field naturalist. Publications: (comp. and trans.) The Wishing Bone Cycle: Narrative Poems from the Swampy Cree Indians, 1976, rev. ed., 1982; (trans.) P. Barton, The Woe Shirt: Caribbean Folk Tales, 1980; (comp. and trans.) Where the Chill Came From: Cree Windigo Tales and Journeys, 1982; The Owl Scatterer (juvenile), 1986; The Northern Lights (novel), 1987; Who Paddled-Backward-with- Trout (juvenile), 1987; Kiss in the Hotel Joseph Conrad, and Other Stories, 1989; (reteller) How Glooskap Outwits the Ice Giants and Other Tales of the Maritime Indians, 1989; (comp. and ed.) Northern Tales, 1990; Bird Artist, 1994; Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese and Other Tales of the Far North, 1997; Museum Guard (novel), 1998; (reteller) Trickster and the Fainting Birds, 1999; Haunting of L., 2002; Chauffeur: Stories, 2002; Disobedient Pelican Daughter, 2004. Address: Dept of English, Rm 3101 Susquehanna Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD 20742-8815, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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