Strauss, Susan (Elizabeth)

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STRAUSS, Susan (Elizabeth)

STRAUSS, Susan (Elizabeth). American, b. 1954. Genres: Children's nonfiction, Animals/Pets, Children's fiction, Biology, Education, Environmental sciences/Ecology, Mythology/Folklore, Natural history, Sciences, Language/ Linguistics. Career: Professional storyteller, 1979-, has performed at schools, universities, museums, and festivals, and on television and radio; has produced videos and audiotapes of her performances. Visiting professor at San Diego State University, 1989; affiliate faculty member at Colorado State University, 1990-, and University of Idaho. Speaker at educational conferences; participant in interpretive workshops. Consultant. Publications: Coyote Stories for Children, 1991; Wolf Stories: Myths and True Life Tales from around the World, 1993; The Passionate Fact: Storytelling in Science and History Interpretation, 1995; When Woman Became the Sea: A Costa Rican Creation Myth, 1998. Address: PO Box 1141, Bend, OR 97709, U.S.A.

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