Groves, Seli

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GROVES, Seli. American. Genres: Adult non-fiction, Young adult nonfiction, Ghost Writer. Career: Developed prototype for first soap magazine later called Daytime TV; worked as a contributing editor for Soap Opera Digest, media editor for Youngperson, London editor for 16, and editor for VIBES, Movie Mirror, and America's Music; editor for Health Beat, Williams Publishing, London, England; creator and editor of Soap Beat, Weekday TV, Fun Fair, and Young Hollywood; King Features Weekly Service, columnist on entertainment, television, medical and nutrition news, working women, seniors, and veterans; columnist for Young Miss; WGCH, Greenwich, CT, producer and host of Seli on the Telly. Curator of "Summer of Soaps-Sixty Years of Soap Operas," Chicago Museum of Broadcast Communications, 1991. Lecturer. Contributor to the creation of "Stage II," a trivia game for Hasbro. Publications: NONFICTION FOR YOUNG ADULTS: (with J.R. Rott) How in the World Do We Recycle Glass?, 1992; (with H.J. Fletcher) How in the World Do We Recycle Paper?, 1992. NONFICTION FOR ADULTS: (with the editors of the Associated Press) Soaps: A Pictorial History of America's Daytime Dramas, 1983; (with D.D. Buchman) The Writer's Digest Guide to Manuscript Formats, 1987; (coauthor) Fifty Blinks that Changed the World. Ghost writer of publications. Contributor to periodicals. Contributor of entries on international law, maritime law, the British legal system, and political science to Encyclopedia Britannica.