Joe Hayes

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Birthday
12, 1945
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

Bilingual storyteller and writer who became known for his works of southwestern American folklore. His Spanish and English literary works include The Weeping Woman and The Terrible Tragadabas.

Before Fame

After graduating in 1968 from the University of Arizona, he pursued a career as a high school English teacher.

Trivia

His numerous literary honors include the Arizona Young Readers Award and the New Mexico Governor's Award.

Family Life

He and his four siblings were born in Pennsylvania and raised in Arizona. He later settled in New Mexico.

Associated With

He and Daniel Olivas both published bilingual works of children's literature.