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Carl Lamonte Selph, American writer, translator.


Selph, Carl Lamonte was born on January 4, 1931 in Sparkman, Arkansas, United States. Son of Hugh Melvin and Christine (Alexander) Selph.


Bachelor, University Arkansas, 1952. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1953.


Professor, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, 1954-1956;college representative, Rhinehart & Company Publications, New York City, 1956-1958;professor, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, 1958-1959;professor, Woman's College U. North Carolina, Greensboro, 1959-1961;professor, Briarcliff College, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 1961-1962;professor, U. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1963-1964;professor Atlantic Disvn., U. Maryland., College Park, 1964-1968;co-owner, The American School, Florence, Italy, 1965-1969;co-owner, Prentazioni Italiane, Florence, 1969-1985;owner, The Best Revenge, Edenton, North Carolina, 1985-1990;editor, San Miguel Writer, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, since 1990.


  • Other Work

    • Author: In A Galloping Wind, 1953. Author verse and fiction various publications including University Kansas City Review, Georgia Review, Colorado Quarterly, Prairie Schooner, California Quarterly, Descant, The Marylander, Bellowing Ark, The Lyric, Makato Poetry Review, Poetry Motel.


Hugh Melvin Selph

Christine (Alexander) Selph