Craig Buchner

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Craig Buchner (born January 13, 1980) is an American fiction writer and poet who resides in Charlotte, North Carolina. Buchner’s first collection of short fiction, Brutal Beasts,[1] was published with NFB Publishing[2] in 2022. Brutal Beasts earned a prestigious starred review[3] by Kirkus Reviews, and was also included on Kirkus Reviews “Best of Indie Books 2022”[4] year-end list. Brutal Beasts includes the story “Good Night,”[5] which won Buchner an Association of Writers & Writing Programs Intro Journals Project award in fiction and was published in Puerto del Sol in 2006.

Buchner’s first novel, Fish Cough,[6] is published by Buckman Publishing LLC.[7]


He grew up in Perth, New York, and attended Canisius College, where he graduated in 2001 with bachelor’s degrees in both Communication Studies and Psychology. Buchner earned his MA in English from Western Carolina University (2006) and his MFA in Creative Writing (2010) from the University of Idaho.


Short Story Collection

Brutal Beasts. NFB Publishing. 2022. ISBN - 978-1-953610-31-7

  • “Dracula Mountain,”[8] Reprinted from CutBank. 2019
  • "Modern Lovers," Reprinted from The Nervous Breakdown (magazine) 2015
  • “American Metal,”[9] Reprinted from Baltimore Review. 2014
  • “Last Days at Wolfjaw,”[10] Reprinted from Tin House Online. 2013
  • “Masters of Matchsticks,”[11] Reprinted from SmokeLong Quarterly. 2013
  • "About Future,"[12] Reprinted from Fiction Southeast.


Fish Cough. Buckman Publishing LLC. 2023. ISBN – 979-8-985492-74-3


  • AWP Intro Journals Project award in fiction (2006)


  1. Buchner, Craig. "Brutal Beasts". Retrieved 2022-12-30.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. "Publishing Editing Books | Nfb Publishing". nfbpublishing. Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  3. BRUTAL BEASTS | Kirkus Reviews.
  4. "Best Indie Short Fiction of 2022". Kirkus Reviews. Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  5. Admin. "Buchner's father/son account wins literary acclaim". Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  6. Noble, Barnes &. "Fish Cough|Paperback". Barnes & Noble. Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  7. "Buckman Publishing". Buckman Publishing. Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  8. "WEEKLY FLASH PROSE AND PROSE POETRY: "Dracula Mountain" by Craig Buchner". CutBank Literary Magazine. Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  9. Buchner, Craig. "American Metal". Retrieved 2022-12-30.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. Buchner, Craig (2013-08-30). "Last Days at Wolfjaw". Tin House. Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  11. "Masters of Matchsticks". SmokeLong Quarterly. Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  12. Buchner, Craig. "Fiction Southeast – "About Future"". Retrieved 2022-12-30.

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