Martin Seay

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General Information

Name: Martin Seay

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: in Texas


Email: The author can be emailed through the "Contact" page of his website.

Illinois Connection

Seay works for the village of Wheeling.

Biographical and Professional Information

Martin Seay's fiction, essays, and criticism have appeared in a variety of publications. He holds undergraduate degrees from Trinity University and an MFA in creative writing from Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina; he was also a 2005-2006 fiction fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. He currently lives in Chicago with his spouse, the writer Kathleen Rooney.

The rights to adapt his debut novel, The Mirror Thief, as a film have been acquired by Director Peter Chelsom and his collaborators Tinker Lindsay and John Albanis.

Published Works

  • The Mirror Thief, Melville House , 2016

Titles at Your Library

The Mirror Thief

ISBN: 1612195148
Release Date: 2016-05-10

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Literary Awards

The Mirror Thief

  • Notable Book of the Year, New York Times
  • Starred Review, Booklist
  • Starred Review, Publishers Weekly
  • Best Book of the Year, Publishers Weekly
  • Best Book of the Year, NPR

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Martin Seay is represented by:

Kent D. Wolf

The Friedrich Agency

19 West 21st Street, Suite 201

New York, NY 10010

(212) 317-8810

External Links

Martin Seay on WorldCat


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