Craig Faustus Buck is a novelist and screenwriter based in Los Angeles, where noir was born. He is a Macavity Award winner for Best Short Story "Honeymoon Sweet." He's also been nominated for two Anthony Awards and the Derringer Award. Several of his short stories are available free from his website at CraigFaustusBuck.com.
His debut novel, the noir romp "Go Down Hard", was published by Brash Books. Before that it was awarded First Runner Up for the Claymore Award at Killer Nashville.
The tale that began in his short story "Dead End" (Anthony Award nominee, 2014) was continued in his first novella "Psycho Logic," published by Stark Raving Press.
He has also worked as a journalist, photographer, nonfiction book author, writer-producer for network television, and professional limerick writer.
Among his other works, two nonfiction books were #1 NYT bestsellers--one pop-psychology the other pop-gynecology. His short film, "Overnight Sensation", was nominated for an Academy Award. He was one of the writers on the seminal miniseries "V: The Final Battle." He wrote the famous episode where "The Incredible Hulk" dropped acid. And his indie feature "Smuggling for Gandhi" is scheduled for production in 2017.
He is on the national board of the Mystery Writers of America and President of the SoCal Chapter, on the board of Sisters in Crime LA, an active member of the Writers Guild of America and International Thriller Writers, and an avid pitmaster.