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Craig Weeden

Author's Bio

I wrote the film adaptation of PAINKILLER JANE with comic book icon/legend Jimmy Palmiotti. JANE is in development with Lotus Entertainment. Another of our adaptations, BACK TO BROOKLYN, is also in development with Lotus. My diamond-heist thriller, DIAMOND PAYBACK (originally titled LOST STONES), was a finalist in the 2011 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition, and it's a Script Pipeline "Recommend." When it comes to screenwriting, I’ve found my poetry background invaluable.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies:
American Sports Poems (Orchard Books, 1988), Literature in Briefs (Apple-Wood Books, 1983)
Journals:
Calliope, Chowder Review, Cimarron Review, New Orleans Review, Poetry Now, Southern Poetry Review
Prizes:
My diamond-heist thriller, DIAMOND PAYBACK (originally titled LOST STONES), was a finalist in the 2011 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition, and it's a Script Pipeline "Recommend." Mia's Gift: A Muzzles the Manatee Story, a middle-grade novel co-written with wife Victoria, won Runner-Up in Children's Books at 2009 Hollywood Book Festival and Honorable Mention at 2009 New York Book Festival. Also, Silver Medal, Best First Book, Moonbeam Children's Book Awards.

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Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Skin Tight by Carl Hiaasen, Harley Quinn by Jimmy Palmiotti & Amanda Conner, Velocity by Dean Koonz
Favorite Books:
Those that tell a great story.
Favorite Authors:
I find myself going back and rereading the classics.

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Listing last updated: September 15, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
MA

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