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Peter Selgin is an award-winning author, playwright, painter, illustrator, and graphic artist. His short fiction collection, Drowning Lessons, won the 2007 Flannery O’Connor Award for Fiction. He has published a novel, a book of essays, three books on the craft of fiction writing, and a children’s picture book. His memoir, The Inventors, won the 2017 Housatonic Book Award and was among Library Journal’s Best Books of 2016. His stories and essays have appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including Best American Essays and Best American Travel Writing.
Selgin’s paintings have been featured at the Bridgewater-Lustberg Gallery in Soho and the Frank J. Miele Gallery, as well as other galleries in New York City and elsewhere. His one-man show of paintings and watercolors at the Wave Hill Gallery in the Bronx, New York, sold-out. He has work in many private collections and in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England. His illustrations have appeared in the New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Outside, Forbes, Gourmet, Italian Food and Wine, and many other publications. Other illustration clients have included Volkswagen, British Airways, Canon Corporation, Merrill-Lynch, Rolling Stone, Banker’s Trust, Virgin Atlantic, Burberry’s of London, IBM, and American Express. His children’s picture book, S.S. Gigantic Across the Atlantic (Simon & Schuster, 1999), which he wrote and illustrated, was a Scholastic Book Club Main Selection. It won the 2000 Helen Lemme Award for Best Children’s Picture Book.
Selgin is also an award-winning playwright. His full-length play, A God in the House, based on Dr. Kevorkian and his suicide device, was a Eugene O’Neill National Playwright’s Conference Winner. Other full-length plays have won the Charlotte Repertory Theater New Plays Festival Award, the Mill Mountain Theater Award, and the State G Theater New Plays Festival Award.
He teaches at Antioch University’s MFA in Creative Writing program in Los Angeles and is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Georgia College & State University.