Books by David Selby
In addition to his work as an actor, David Selby has written memoirs,
plays, poems, and novels.
David Selby's first book, In and
Out of the Shadows, is a career retrospective featuring photographs
from throughout his career as well as a few poems, one about Dark
Shadows. Its release coincided with the 1999 Dark Shadows
Festival in New York.
Since then, David has published seven additional books.
My Mother's Autumn and
Happenstance are collections of poetry.
The Blue Door and
Lincoln's Better Angel are novels
based on material that David has also incorporated into plays.
Promises of Love is his latest
A Better Place, his first foray
into nonfiction, finds David discussing his upbringing in West Virginia and,
among other topics, how his sense of place shapes his view of the world.
In My Shadowed Past, David
reflects on his time on Dark Shadows as Quentin Collins.
Light and Shadows is a
collection of poems performed as songs at recent Dark Shadows
Festivals. The poems are inspired by Dark Shadows and its fans.
For more detailed information about individual titles, please use the
links on the right.
Most of the titles are available directly from DavidSelby.com with David's
personalized autograph. Consult the
Ordering Information for details.
Several titles are also available via online retailers and brick and