Craig Lancaster


Craig Lancaster is the author of nine novels (including the bestselling 600 Hours of Edward and his latest, And It Will Be a Beautiful Life) and a collection of short stories, The Art of Departure. His work has been honored by the Montana Book Awards, the High Plains Book Awards, the Utah Book Awards, the Independent Book Publisher Awards, and others.

His first full-length play, Straight On To Stardust, made its world premiere in October 2023 with a staging by Yellowstone Repertory Theatre.

He lives in Billings, Montana, with his wife, novelist Elisa Lorello, a dog named Fretless, and a cat named Spatz.


October 2023: World premiere staging of Straight On To Stardust, by Yellowstone Repertory Theatre.