Peter Craig

Novelist + Screenwriter
Born Nov 10, 1969

Peter Craig is an American novelist and screenwriter known for his darkly comic novels of imploding father-child relationships.

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1969 Birth Born on November 10, 1969.


1998 28 Years Old Craig's first novel, The Martini Shot, published by William Morrow in 1998, chronicles has-been action film star Charlie West's troubled relationship with his two children and won a Michener-Copernicus Fellowship.


2004 34 Years Old His second novel, Hot Plastic, published by Hyperion in 2004, portrays the complex relationship between credit card con artist Jerry Swift and his genius son, both of whom are attracted to the same woman.
2005 35 Years Old His most recent novel, Blood Father, published by Hyperion in 2005, tells of aging biker John Link and his reckless teenage daughter, caught up in a drug bust gone wrong. … Read More
2008 38 Years Old Craig grew up in Southern California and Oregon. He is the son of actress Sally Field and Steve Craig. He was remarried in 2008 to Jennifer DeFrancisco, and has two daughters from his previous marriage to poet Amy Scattergood. … Read More


2015 45 Years Old He adapted his own novel "Blood Father" to be released in 2015. … Read More
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