About Me

Mark Daniel Seiler is an award-winning author and musician who lives on the island of Kaua`i. His debut novel, Sighing Woman Tea was a winner at the Pacific Rim Book Festival 2015, nominated for the Kirkus Prize, and Foreword Indies finalist. Mark’s second novel, River’s Child was awarded the Landmark Prize for fiction, Silver Nautilus Award, da Vinci Eye finalist, Eric Hoffer Award Short List, Next Generation Indie Book Award Finalist, Literary Titan Book Award, National Indie Excellence Award Finalist, Independent Press Award Distinguished Favorite, CYGNUS Book Awards for Science Fiction Finalist, Reader Views Reviewer Choice Award. Positive reviews for Shave Ice Paradise are starting to roll in. Mark describes himself as a lifelong learner, who got a very late start.

My Community

The island of Kaua`i. embodies the Hawaiian spirit of Aloha.  


Kindness, as expressed with tenderness.



Unity, to be expressed with harmony.



Agreeable, to be expressed with pleasantness.



Humility, to be expressed with modesty.



Patience, to be expressed with perseverance.

By Pilahi Paki