The great-grandson of a Spanish-American War veteran, William Craig is the son of military historian William Craig and special education pioneer Eleanor Craig Green, both bestselling authors. A professor of creative writing, history and humanities, he is currently a visiting professor at Dartmouth College. Craig lives in Vermont and is the founder and director of the Meetinghouse Readings in Canaan, New Hampshire. Yankee Come Home is his first book.
MFA in Writing, Norwich University; Boston University; School of the Museum of Fine
Selected awards and fellowships include PEN New England’s “Friend to Writers” Award, the Davidoff Journalism Fellowship of the Wesleyan Writers Conference, New Hampshire Press Association Feature Writing Award, New Hampshire State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, Donahue Award for Arts Criticism of the Vermont Press Association, National Excellence in Feature Writing Award for Criticism from the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors, and fellowships at the Dorset Colony, Vermont Studio Center, Yaddo and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.
He enjoyed a decade’s work as a writer and editor for the New Hampshire/Vermont Valley News, and created the magazine, Upper Valley IMAGE. His editorials, criticism and feature articles have won national and regional awards.
William Craig is represented by The Strothman Agency. He lives in Thetford Center, Vermont.
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