Catfish McDaris won the Thelonius Monk Award in 2015. He’s recently been translated into Mandarin, French, Polish, Swedish, Arabic, Bengali, Spanish, Yoruba, Tagalog, and Esperanto. His 25 years of published material is in the Special Archives Collection at Marquette Univ. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
He is listed in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catfish_McDaris
His ancestors are from the Aniwaya Clan of the Cherokee Nation.
Story: A Geronimo Moon