The Telemachia is Michael Barnes
Selvin’s debut novel. As a vice
president in financing services, he
published numerous technical works
and articles on business and finance.
Departing the corporate world, he
returned to his abiding passion:
historical fiction. He and his wife live
in Berkeley and Sea Ranch, California,
and on the Mediterranean in Banyuls-
sur-Mer, France, where Homer still
resonates. Just as Telemachus and his
wife, Polycasté, they feel fortunate to
have raised two fine sons.
Michael Barnes Selvin published a
new novel in 2013: Heaven Walker:
The Story of the Master of Cabestany.
This is the novel recounting the
exciting adventures of a 12th century
sculptor in Catalania (Spain and
More information is available at: