Born in New York City, Paul attended New York University and received his master’s degree from Yale. A spiritual experience in 1987 left him clairvoyant.
Paul is considered one of the foremost contributors to the field of channeled literature working today. He has channeled numerous books, published by Tarcher/Penguin and St. Martin's Press, and he offers channeled workshops internationally and serves on the faculty of The Omega Institute, The Kripalu Center and the Esalen Institute.
Also a noted playwright and educator, Paul served on the faculty of NYU for over 25 years. He directed the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Goddard College for many years, and he now serves on the college’s Board of Trustees. He lives in New York City where he maintains a private practice as an intuitive and conducts frequent livestream seminars. More information on public workshops, livestreams, private readings, and Paul's books can be found at PaulSelig.com.