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Marilyn Seguin

Assistant Professor

Marilyn Weymouth Seguin has taught in the Writing Program of KSU’s English Department for over twenty four years. She has a special interest in distance learning, service-learning and writing and especially enjoys teaching web-based classes. You can read more about these classes and view sample course syllabi at In 2003-04, 2006 and in 2011, Marilyn received Moulton Scholarships that allowed her to explore how technology could engage student learners. When she is not teaching, Marilyn writes historical fiction for children and young adults. She has authored fifteen books for both adults and young readers, including two audio books. You can read about some of her titles at

Marilyn Weymouth Seguin lives with her husband, Roland, and their dog, Oliver, in Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Gray, ME.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities


  • No Ordinary Lives: Four Nineteenth Century Teenage Diaries. Boston: Branden Books, 2009.
  • Seguin, Marilyn and Scott Seguin. Images of America: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2000.
  • The Dogs of War and Stories of Other Beasts of Battle in the Civil War.  Boston: Branden Publishing Co., 1998.
  • Teaching Middle Graders to Use Process Writing Skills. Nashville, TN: Incentive Publications, Inc., 1994.
  • The Perfect Portfolio. Hawthorne, NJ: Career Press, 1991.

Books—Historical Fiction

  • Gilbert VanZandt: The story of a Civil War drummer boy and his pony, Fannie Lee. Boston: Branden Publishing, 2006.
  • The Freedom Stairs: The Story of Adam Lowry Rankin, Underground Railroad Conductor. Boston: Branden Publishing Co., 2004.
  • One Eternal Winter, a Story of the Donner Party 1846-47. Boston: Branden Publishing Co., 2001.
  • Where Duty Calls. Boston: Branden Publishing Co., 1999.
  • Silver Ribbon Skinny. Boston: Branden Publishing Co., 1996.
  • The Bell Keeper.  Boston: Branden Publishing Co., 1995.
  • Song of Courage, Song of Freedom. Boston: Branden Publishing Co., 1993.


  • Knothole in the Closet, the Story of Confederate Spy, Belle Boyd. Ashburn, VA: Gecko Press, 2003.
  • Vision Quest, the story of Lewis and Clark and Sacagawea. Ashburn, VA: Gecko Press, 2003. 

E-Book Chapter

  • “Check Your Readability Level.” TheFabJob Guide to Become a Creative Writer. Ed. Sheila Seifert, Ltd, 2004.

Feature Articles

  • "Focus on Your Future."  Akron Beacon Journal. Series of career profiles running as special section of the Newspapers in Education Program, Fall 1998-Spring 1999. 
  • "Avoiding Dull Meetings." Cleveland Small Business News  Jan. 1996: 61,65.
  • "Voice Recognition Systems Make Headway." Cleveland Small Business News Dec. 1995: 40.
  • "What You Do and Don't Need in the Home Office." Cleveland Small Business News Nov. 1995: 84.
  • "Wellness Programs Catch On." Akron Small Business News  Oct. 1995: 34.
  • "How the Best Companies Lead the Way." Cleveland and Columbus Small Business News  Aug. 1995: 67-69.
  • "How software Can Help Small Businesses Compete." Cleveland Small Business News  June 1995: 76-77.

Marilyn Seguin
Department of English
Spring 2015
  • ENG 30063 - 007 Bus And Professional Writing