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Howard Norman


Howard Norman has published three collections of storytelling from *the Far North: The Wishing Bone Cycle*, winner of the Harold Morton Landon Prize in Translation from the Academy of American Poets; *Where the Chill Came From*, and *Northern Tales: Traditional Stories of Eskimo and Indian Peoples*, part of the Pantheon Folklore and Fairy Tale Library. His novels *The Northern Lights* and *The Bird Artist *were both finalists for the National Book Award. He has also written childrens' books, radio plays, and a collection of short stories. Other works include the novels *The Haunting of L.* and *The Museum Guard*, and the short story collection, *The Chauffeur: Stories*. His most recent work is the 2004 collection of nonfiction travel essays entitled, *My Famous Evening: Nova Scotia Sojourns, Diaries, and Preoccupations*. Since 1989 Norman has taught in the MFA program at the University of Maryland and in spring 2003, he was the Writer in Residence at Goucher College. He divides his time between Washington D.C. and Vermont.