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Craig Weeden, MA English, MFA Creative Writing, wrote the film adaptation of Painkiller Jane with comic book icon/legend Jimmy Palmiotti. Jane was optioned to Solipsist Films. Another of their screenplays, Back to Brooklyn, is in development with Lotus Entertainment. Craig’s dramedy thriller Dead Executives Club is currently being shopped. His crime thriller Diamond Payback was a finalist in the 2011 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition.

Craig’s work has been published in over 100 literary and general magazines, including The Southern Poetry Review, New Orleans Review, Poetry NOW and Tennis. He’s listed in A Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers, the International Who’s Who in Poetry and at Poets & Writers. Mia’s Gift: A Muzzles the Manatee Story, a middle-grade novel Craig wrote with his wife, Victoria, won multiple awards. A collection of his poems, Yachting in Arkansas, is available from Amazon (Kindle).