Craig Faustus Buck is a novelist and screenwriter based in Los Angeles, where noir was born. He is a 2015 Macavity Award winner for Best Short Story "Honeymoon Sweet," which was nominated for an Anthony Award as well (available free to read or podcast at www.tinyurl.com/CFBplanB).
His debut novel, the noir romp "Go Down Hard", was published by Brash Books in May, 2015. Before that it was awarded First Runner Up for the Claymore Award at Killer Nashville.
His short story "Dead End," was nominated for an Anthony Award in 2014, and its tale was continued in his first novella "Psycho Logic," published by Stark Raving Press that same year.
He has also worked as a journalist, a photographer, a nonfiction book author, a writer-producer for network television, and a professional limerick writer.
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. And 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.