Kevin Craig is the author of young adult novels (Summer on Fire, Burn Baby Burn Baby, and, Half Dead & Fully Broken) and adult-themed coming-of-age novels featuring young narrators (Sebastian’s Poet and The Reasons). He lives in Toronto, Canada. His poetry, fiction, and memoir have been published internationally. Kevin is also a playwright. He has had ten short plays produced. Kevin is a member of the Writers’ Community of Durham Region. He was also a founding member on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Writers’ Conference.
Kevin Craig is represented by Stacey Donaghy of Donaghy Literary Group.
Kevin will be reading at the next WCDR Words of the Season Culture Days event in Pickering, Ontario on Friday September 29th, 2017 at Sabina’s Pub, 1755 Pickering Parkway, Unit 20, Pickering. Arrive as early as 6:00 pm. Socialize, eat, enjoy a beverage – food and drink available for purchase. Performances start at 7:00 pm. The event will be hosted by Maaja Wentz.
Kevin will be on the YOUNG ADULT PANEL at the BOOKAPALOOZA event in Whitby, Ontario on Saturday November 25th, 2017! Click the Bookapalooza banner above for full details.
Bookapalooza – Saturday, November 25, 2017 – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Durham College, Whitby Campus – Centre for Food
1610 Champlain Avenue, Whitby, Ontario
Watch this space for upcoming events!
Kevin was recently interviewed by Christine Cowley for her radio program STORYLINES on Hunter’s Bay Radio in Huntsville, Ontario. On the program, Kevin is interviewed and then he and Christine go on to perform his 10-Minute Trafalgar24 play THE SPEECH. You can listen to the program here:
Kevin was recently interviewed by CHARLENE JONES of Whistle Radio Stouffville for her OFF THE TOP segment! Listen in here: PART ONE, PART TWO
In May of 2014, Kevin walked a portion of the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Read about it in THE WORD WEAVER (note…the link opens up a PDF of the WCDR newsletter. Kevin’s article is a two-page spread on Page 4-5).
Back in 2013 Kevin wrote several blog posts for the music blog All the Write Notes, including an interview with Canadian musician Bif Naked. You can read them here by clicking on the image below:
Awards & Achievements
Kevin has had seven plays produced by Driftwood Theatre, for their TRAFALGAR24 PLAY CREATION FESTIVAL:
- 2009 – PANIC IN THE BASEMENT
- 2010 – MAID OF HONOUR
- 2011 – THE SPEECH
- 2012 – ACRONYMS FOR HAPPINESS
- 2014 – THE HISTORY OF US
- 2015 – LEAVING DRIFTWOOD MANOR
- 2016 – THE TRAIN WRECK
(ALL Trafalgar 24 plays are available for use. All that you are asked is that you email Kevin to let them know you are using it. Thank you so much. kevintcraig @ hotmail.com)
Kevin’s other produced plays include:
- 2010 – THE SILVER DISK – As part of the Uxbridge Celebration of the Arts 25-Hour Masterpiece Gala
- 2013 – PERFECT TIMING – As part of the main stage show in the InspiraTO Festival at the Alumnae Theatre in Toronto
- 2013 – WALK-INS WELCOME – As part of the neighbourhood performances in the same InspiraTO Festival season
Contact Kevin at kevintcraig @ hotmail dot com