J Marshall Craig
Canadian-born J. Marshall (Jeff) Craig is best known for his New York Times Review of Books acclaimed work as author of Eric Burdon’s “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” and The Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell’s “Between Rock and a Home Place.” He has been published in a half-dozen languages all over the world. His novel “Eh Mail” and World War I historical non-fiction book “You’re Lucky If You’re Killed” were also critical successes. Jeff’s work also appears in various literary collections with Tom Wolfe, Hunter S. Thompson, Jack Kerouac and others (“The Outlaw Bible of American Literature”); Hells Angels founder Sonny Barger, Che Guevara and others (“She’s A Bad Motorcycle”) and former CNN talk show host Larry King (“Remember Me When I’m Gone”). His books include “Guilty By Association,” a biography of acclaimed hip-hop producer Damion “Damizza” Young and West Coast rap, and the environmental study “Growing A Better America: Smart, Strong and Sustainable” with Chuck Leavell. His memoirs of controversial former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker, “Rocker: Scars and Strikes” was another critical success. His latest book is MEGALIFE: The Autobiography of Nick Menza, which is currently a best-seller in Amazon presales and will be released worldwide December 11, 2018.
After a lifetime in Hollywood, Jeff now lives on Cape Cod and commutes when he has to make movies & music videos. He is a producer and second unit director of (and makes an appearance in) “Remembering Nigel,” which has won honors for Best Foreign Film, Best Film and Best Soundtrack at several international film festivals and is coming soon to Amazon Prime. Craig is also prominently featured in the documentary “The Nigel Diaries: The Making of Remembering Nigel,” which won Best Documentary at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival. Craig is also screenwriter and director of the documentary “One Man’s Treasure,” featuring living descendants of notorious 17th-Century pirate Captain Sir Henry Morgan. He is the screenwriter of the feature film “Knighted Pirate,” which chronicles the historically documented exploits of Captain Morgan. His first book, a narrative cookbook called “Playing With My Food,” is said to have amused several people.