Norman German

  • Norman German

    <p>Norman German, Lake Charles native and English professor at Southeastern Louisiana University, has published fiction and poetry in literary and commercial magazines, including The Virginia Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, Salt Water Sportsman, and Gray’s Sporting Journal. </p> <p>In addition to scholarly articles on Ernest Hemingway, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, and other American writers, he has published four novels: The Liberation of Bonner Child, No Other World, A Savage Wisdom, and Switch-Pitchers.</p> <p>A Savage Wisdom is an “imaginative reconstruction” of the life of Toni Jo Henry, the only woman executed in Louisiana’s electric chair. In 1942, Toni Jo was executed in Lake Charles for the 1940 Valentine’s Day murder of a Houston businessman.</p>


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