Additionally, Seymour is the author of two books: On the Edge: Images from 100 Years of Vogue and I Wish My Parents Understood. Seymour has contributed to numerous publications, including: Harper's BAZAAR, Working Woman, Seventeen, Self, Savvy, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Travel & Leisure, Fitness, Mademoiselle, McCalls, and Vanity Fair.
After Dana, Seymour graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in English in 1978. She received Dana Hall's Distinguished Alumna Award in 2011.