PHOTO: Mary E. Carter Norma is a journalist and lecturer who has been collecting women's stories for more than twenty years. Her areas of concentration are crypto-Jews and Conversos, Chinese women writers of Nu Shu, and diaries of women pioneers. She has published more than 500 articles in newspapers nationwide on many topics, and has also written for textbook publishers and newsletters. Currently Norma lectures for OASIS and OSHER, older adult education programs, leads writing workshops, and lectures around the country about crypto-Jews. Norma recently gave a talk about the crypto-Jews of New Mexico: From Spain to New Mexico: The Journey to Keep a Secret. This free talk was brought to you by the City of Albuquerque and the Albuquerque Museum. Norma has degrees in education and literature from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. She has taught writing, literature and humanities at universities and colleges in Illinois and New Mexico, and has written The Memoir Writing Workbook for use in her writing workshops. She is the author of the award-winning novel Lonely River Village.
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Lonely River Village - A Novel of Secret Stories Click here for more information Click here to read the first chapter.
Hannah's Day at School The true story of how Norma's grandmother learned to read Click here for more information
New! The Story of the Story What I Wrote and Why Click here for more information
Norma is a journalist and lecturer who has been collecting women's stories for more than twenty years. Her areas of concentration are crypto-Jews and Conversos, Chinese women writers of Nu Shu, and diaries of women pioneers. She has published more than 500 articles in newspapers nationwide on many topics, and has also written for textbook publishers and newsletters. Currently Norma lectures for OASIS and OSHER, older adult education programs, leads writing workshops, and lectures around the country about crypto-Jews. Norma has degrees in education and literature from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. She has taught writing, literature and humanities at universities and colleges in Illinois and New Mexico, and has written The Memoir Writing Workbook for use in her writing workshops. She is the author of the award-winning novel Lonely River Village.
Photo: Mary E. Carter
Lonely River Village - A Novel of Secret Stories Click here for more information Click here to read the first chapter.
©2021 Norma Libman Website design gwpriester
Composer and Producer: John Thomas Bullock Narrator: Christina Lee Thank you for support: The Awakening Foundation and The Tao of Women (Humanics)
NEW: Hannah's Day at School The true story of how Norma's grandmother learned to read. Click here for more information
NEW: The Story of the Story What I Wrote and Why A book about writing, for people who write and people who read. Click here for more information