Craig Faustus Buck is a novelist and screenwriter based in Los Angeles, where noir was born. He has also been a journalist, a photographer, a nonfiction book author, a writer-producer for network television, a multi-award nominated short-story writer and a professional limerick writer. His short story, "Honeymoon Sweet," is both a current Anthony Award nominee and Macavity Award nominee (available free to read or podcast at www.tinyurl.com/CFBplanB).
His debut novel, the noir mystery "Go Down Hard", was published by Brash Books in May, 2015. Before that it earned First Runner Up at Killer Nashville for the Claymore Award.
His novella "Psycho Logic" was published by Stark Raving Press in 2014. It is the continuation of his short story "Dead End," which was an Anthony nominee as well.
Among 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. His indie feature, "Smuggling for Gandhi", is scheduled for production in 2016.
He is on the national board of the Mystery Writers of America and President of the SoCal Chapter, a Director at Large of Sisters in Crime LA, and an active member of the Writers Guild of America and International Thriller Writers.