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"How to Design Your Own SIgils for
Everday Magic: A Practical Workbook"

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Upcoming fiction

STALEMATE (novel), release Winter 2021
Every family has their secrets. This family houses everyone else’s. Join Michael as he returns home to find his childhood, wasn’t as alone as he thought.

ODONATIA (novel, working title), release 2022
An island in the mid-Atlantic is the keeper of secrets for its inhabitants and an outsider chasing the remnants of a 200-year old ghost.

HOUSE OF TEA AND PAPER (short story anthology), release 2022
Including The Junk Maiden, Crone. Ill Conceived
AUTHOR | ILLUSTRATOR (as noted)

INSECT HAIKU
Originally published in 2013. Revised copy, 2021 re-release.

THE OWL AND THE MERMAID
4th grade, Spring 2022 release.

SHAWL MONSTER
2022 release. Illustrated by M. Ysa Seaton.
THIS LITTLE PIGGIE
A retelling of the classic toe-play with illustrations by Renmeleon. Illustrations in progress. Winter 2021 release.
Watch the illustration work live here.

A CAT NAMED PILLOW | A DOG NAMED SOCKS
Two-part series. Storyboarded, finishing illustrations. Winter 2021 release.
CLEMENTINE’S GARDEN
Revised and storyboarding. Character design finalized. Spring 2022 release.
SCARECROW’S NEW HAT
Storyboarding and character designs completed. Illustrations in progress. Fall 2022 release
GANOMIES (gah-no-mees aka gnomes)
Created as a support piece for a Kickstarter campaign for the Once Upon a Cause project. Storyboarded with illustrations for book and a companion deck underway. Ganomie Travel Play Kits now available in the shop.
I HAVE A GLASS
More of a workbook than a memoir,  I Have a Glass explores the healing qualities of art through play and various projects compiled by a 20-year LE survivor and Advocate. Compiling.
UPCOMING FICTION from Val Michael Selvaggio

THE CORNELIUS CHRONICLES

REMNANT, book 1 - release 2022
A centuries-old Church Inquisitor roams Europe in search of four artifacts that could change the fate of his order and the world. Seeking to protect their investment, the Church assigns him a bodyguard, a corrupted assassin that he made and abandoned in a previous life that has her own agenda. 
DIVINITY, book 2 - TBA
UNTITLED, book 3  - TBA
OTHER WORK
ZINES

KRAFT PAPER MUSE
Geared toward creatives who work toward merging the digital and analog sides of their lives into a more creative whole. The magazine is available for online viewing here. Originally released as a limited edition, handmade zine in 2006. January 2021's issue, Written, features an interview with author/illustrator Nick Bantock. Read free here or buy the limited print edition here.
Beyond Sleep & Dreams, 2000-2003
Handmade zine, 7 staff writers. Interview with international best-selling author, Charles de Lint. Currently being converted for digital viewing.

THREE DOLLAR SQUIRREL
Writers zine. 2001-2006, 2013 (digital). 
ACADEMIC | Full Sail University, Winter Park, FL
“How the Ottoman Empire Started”, Editor’s Choice Poetry Award, issue 5
“Unrecumbent”. Mixed media, issue 5
“M is for Museum Mammoth” Illustration, Editor’s Choice Award, issue 5
“Skyrooted”. Illustration, issue 6
“Dormant”. Macro photography, issue