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Steven G. Szilagyi

How to pronounce Steven G. Szilagyi: Sil-AH-jee

Steven G. Szilagyi Biography

Critic, journalist, novelist Steve Szilagyi is the author of Photographing Fairies with co-author Bill Mesce, Jr.

Szilagyi graduated with honors from Columbia University, winning the Columbia Bennett Cerf Award for Fiction. for his unpublished story collection "The Night Sophia Loren's Dress Caught Fire in a Restaurant".

A painter and illustrator, Szilagyi has published drawings in New York Magazine and other national publications. Photographing Fairies was short-listed for the 1993 World Fantasy Award, and was made into the 1996 movie "Photographing Fairies" starring Ben Kingsley, and directed by Nick Willing.

Szilagyi is a Pushcart Prize Outstanding Writer, winner of a Cleveland Emmy Award (1996), and First Place winner for Best Arts Writing, Ohio Society of Professional Journalists awards (2001).

This biography was last updated on 11/23/2013.

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