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    Tor Seidler’s books for young readers include The Dulcimer Boy; Terpin (A New York Times Notable Book); A Rat’s Tale (A Publisher’s Weekly & Library of Congress Notable Book); The Tar Pit; The Wainscott Weasel (An ALA Notable Book, a Publisher’s Weekly Pick of the List, a Parent’s Choice Story Book Award); The Silent Spillbills; Mean Margaret (A National Book Award finalist, a Publisher’s Weekly & School Library Journal Best Book); The Revenge of Randal Reese-Rat; Brothers BelowZero; Brainboy and the Deathmaster (A Parent’s Choice Gold Award); Toes (A Parent’s Choice Silver Award); Gully’s Travels (Scholastic, 2008); and Firstborn (Atheneum, 2015).  His work has been translated into a dozen languages; A Rat’s Tale was made into a motion picture (Warner Bros). For adults, Seidler published a novel, Take a Good Look (FSG, 1990). He taught creative writing at Hoftra University in the mid-1990's and has taught in the MFA writing program at the New School since 2002.

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    Current Courses:

    Children's Writing Workshop (Spring 2020)

    Creative Thesis & Lit. Project (Spring 2020)