Steve Szilagyi

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Steve Szilagyi is a critic, journalist, novelist and the author of Photographing Fairies (Ballantine, 1992), and co-author, with Bill Mesce, Jr., of The Advocate (Bantam, 2000).

Ohio-born Szilagyi (pronounced Sil-AH-jee) graduated with honors from Columbia University, winning the Columbia Bennett Cerf Award for Fiction for his unpublished story collection "The Night Sophia Loren's Dress Caught Fire in a Restaurant".[1]

A painter and illustrator, Szilagyi has published drawings in New York Magazine and other national publications.[2]

Photographing Fairies, his first novel, was short-listed for the 1993 World Fantasy Award,[3] and was made into the 1997 movie "Photographing Fairies" starring Ben Kingsley, and directed by Nick Willing.[4]

Szilagyi is a Pushcart Prize Outstanding Writer,[5] winner of a Cleveland Emmy Award (1996),[6] and First Place winner for Best Arts Writing, Ohio Society of Professional Journalists awards (2000).

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  1. ^ Cleveland Plain Dealer, Novelist Draws on the Power of Childhood Beliefs, August 2, 1992, p.1H,
  2. ^ Cleveland Plain Dealer, Novelist Draws on the Power of Childhood Beliefs, August 2, 1992, p 9H
  3. ^ http://www.worldfantasy.org/awards/awardslist.html
  4. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119893/
  5. ^ Pushcart Prize XI, Outstanding Writers Steve Szilagyi "The Aluminum Cage"
  6. ^ Cleveland Plain Dealer, WJW, WEWS Top Local Stations in Regional Emmy Contest, June 8, 1997, p 5B.

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