Richard Seltzer

146 High Street #406
Milford, CT 06460

Author's Bio

My published works include: "The Name of Hero" (historical novel, published by Houghton Mifflin), "Ethiopia Through Russian Eyes" (translation from the Russian, published by Red Sea Press), "Saint Smith and Other Stories" (novellas and stories), "Echoes from the Attic" (contemporary novel, co-authored with Ethel Kaiden), "The Lizard of Oz" (satiric fantasy), and "Now and Then and Other Tales from Ome" (children's stories), and four books about how to do business over the Internet, published by Osborne/McGraw-Hill, Macmillan, Wiley, and Mighty Words. Since 1993 I have been a publisher of electronic books sold through major vendors. Previously I worked for Digital/Compaq for 19 years. I graduated from Yale, with a major in English, and earned an MA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in Comparative Literature (French, Russian, and German). At Yale, I had creative writing courses with Robert Penn Warren and Joseph Heller.

Publications and Prizes

AltaVista Search Revolution
(McGraw-Hill, 1997)
, Echoes from the Atic
(B&R Samizdat Express, 2013)
, Ethiopia Through Russian Eyes
(Red Sea Press, 2000)
, Now and Then and Other Tales from Ome
(B&R Samizdat Express, 1976)
, Saint Smith and Other Stories
(B&R Samizdat Express, 2011)
, Shop Online the Lazy Way
(Macmillan, 1999)
, The Lizard of Oz
(B&R Samizdat Express, 1974)
, The Name of the Hero
(J.P. Tarcher, 1981)
, Web Business Boot Camp
(Wiley, 2002)
Analog, Antic

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer
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Plymouth, NH
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Last updated: Mar 03, 2018