Interviews/Bios

Links to some online interviews, reviews and etc.




Author Information:

Three selections are listed here.  "A"  and"C" are a good bio for storytelling and author visits.  "B" is good for more scholarly or academic events or writings.



A.  Marilyn A. Hudson: Have Story Will Tell

Anything can set her off: an old house, the way wind rustles the leaves overhead or a whisper of an event decades old rumor.

Marilyn A. Hudson blends all her experiences and training together in fashioning tales and stories that capture the imagination.  A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, with degrees in History and Information/Library Studies, Marilyn A. Hudson has been a public library, school library, and academic library professional.   Along the way, she also learned to tell stories as a professional storyteller and began publishing tales of history and her imagination.

As a storyteller she specializes in haunting tales in the persona of The Ghost Teller.  She has been a featured performer at such venues as the Overholser Mansion, Lawton Community Theater, Paracon, Tejas Storytelling Festival, Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival, Spirit of Oklahoma Storytelling Festival and many libraries and schools.

She is the author of When Death Rode the Rails: Strange Deaths Along Oklahoma Railroads, Tales of Hell’s Half Acre, The Bones of Summer: A Collection of Chilling Tales, Those Pesky Verses of Paul, Madame Delaine, Noel Brooks, Murderous Marriages, Halloween, and co-author of the novel, The Mound. All of her books are available via Amazon. In addition, she manages a blog on historical mysteries, called Mystorical and a free promotional book-author site called Oklahoma Authors and Writers.
Contact: marilynahudson@yahoo.com
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B. Marilyn A. Hudson, MLIS

Marilyn A. Hudson has been an academic library Director and has served as a public services librarian for the Metropolitan Library System and as a library media specialist for Norman Public Schools (Pre-K through 12 state certification). Listed in the 1997 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, she was the 2002 recipient of the OLA Outstanding New Librarian Award, and member of the Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society, Golden Key, and Phi Kappa Phi. Her general research interests are in history, especially social, religious, and church history; women’s studies; mythology, folklore and storytelling (with special training and experience in emergent literacy and youth tales). Hudson was lead writer and editor of the book, One Night Club and A Mule Barn: The First 60 Years of Southwestern Christian University and authored, Those Pesky Verses of Paul: Examining Women in the New Testament, Elephant Hips are Expensive (a children’s book), Noel Brooks: A Life Shining and Burning, The Bones of Summer, When Death Rode the Rails, The Mound, Madame Delaine, and others. She received a B.A. in History and an M.L.I.S. from the University of Oklahoma.

Contact: marilynahudson@yahoo.com
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C. Marilyn A. Hudson, Author
​Marilyn A. Hudson

Marilyn A. Hudson is an author and researcher who loves turning over history to see the story long hidden by time, ego, and reputations. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma with degrees in history, library and information studies, she collects arcane tales and has been dubbed the “genie of bizarre history.”

She understands storytelling, having traveled the state herself performing at schools, libraries, churches, and community events. For years, she was the only teller who specialized in haunted stories and legends as “The Ghost Teller.” She served two stints on the board of directors of the Territory Tellers, led a story group, and taught workshops and classes.

Hudson is author of several historical monographs When Death Rode the Rails, Tales of Hell’s Half Acre, Halloween, Murderous Marriages, and fiction such as the short story collection The Bones of Summer, short fiction such as the Madame Delaine series, and is co-author of the novel. The Mound.

She lives with her husband in Norman, Oklahoma and is surrounded by a crowd of imaginary playmates – but don’t tell anyone!

Contact: marilynahudson@yahoo.com

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