Profile, Scott Seldin

Educator, author, photographer
Living in Santa Fe, New Mexico

After a B.A. in English from American University in Washington D.C. and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the Instituto Allende, University of Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Scott taught literature and composition at Baruch College for fifteen years in New York City, while freelancing as a photographer (scottseldinphotography.com). In 1982, Scott wrote Yes, Boss, published by Blythe-Pennington, LTD.

After moving to Santa Fe, he worked as director of Mountain View School on the Adolescent Psychiatric Unit of St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe, followed by eleven years as academic coordinator and personal development coach at The College of Santa Fe. At the College, he created and supervised a successful student peer mentor program and worked with students to co-produce fourteen events and projects.

The College of Santa Fe closed in 2009, and in subsequent years, Scott received training as a mediator, worked as a personal development coach, wrote Mentoring Human Potential, published in 2011 by iUniverse, Inc. and created Explorations of Spirit and Creativity, which offered a series of six workshops in Santa Fe with co-presenter La'ne' Sa'n Moonwalker.

In 2022, Scott published My Out of the Blue Stories, which he wrote during the previous year.