Individual Author Record
Name: Adam SelzerPen Name: William Griffith, S.J. Adams Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA Fiction Born: 1980 in Des Moines, Iowa Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSelzer lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationAdam Selzer became a professional ghostbuster and founded ''Weird Chicago Tours'' in 2006 with Troy Taylor and Ken Melvoin-Berg. He writes humorous books for children and young adults and non-fiction for adults about forgotten bits of Chicago history, myths, legends and ghost lore. At night, he still gives ghost tours in Chicago.
*''How to Get Suspended and Influence People '', Laurel Leaf, 2007*''Pirates of the Retail Wasteland'', Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2008*''I Put a Spell on You: From the Files of Chrissie Woodward, Spelling Bee Detective '', Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2008*''Weird Chicago '', Whitechapel Productions, 2008 - written with Troy Taylor and Ken Melvoin-Berg*''Your Neighborhood Gives Me the Creeps: True Tales of an Accidental Ghost Hunter '', Llewellyn Publications , 2009*''Fatal Drop '', Whitechapel Productions, 2008*''The Smart Aleck's Guide to American History '', Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2009*''Andrew North Blows Up the World '', Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2009*''I Kissed a Zombie, and I Liked It '', Delacorte Books for Young Readers , 2010*''Extraordinary*: *The True Story of My Fairygodparent, Who Almost Killed Me, and Certainly Never Made Me a Princess''Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2011*''Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Chicago History'', Globe Pequot Press, 2012*''The Ghosts of Chicago: The Windy City's Most Famous Haunts'', Llewellyn Worldwide, 2013*''Play Me Backwards'', Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2014*''Ghosts of Lincoln: Discovering His Paranormal Legacy'', Llewellyn Publications, 2015*''H. H. Holmes: The True History of the White City Devil'', Skyhorse Publishing, 2017