J. Marshall Craig is best known for his critically 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, both of which have been successes in Australian editions and German, Japanese and Greek translations. His novel Eh Mail and World War I historical non-fiction book You're Lucky If You're Killed were also critical successes. Craig'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); Kinky Friedman, Pete Townsend, Joan Jett and others (Carved in Rock); and former CNN talk show host Larry King (Remember Me When I'm Gone). His more recent books are Guilty By Association, a critically acclaimed study of West Coast rap; the environmental study Growing A Better America: Smart, Strong and Sustainable with Chuck Leavell; and the memoirs of controversial former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker, Rocker: Scars and Strikes. He lives with his wife and collaborator, the photographer Kris Marie Hughes, in Cape Cod TreeHouse Studios, where they operate TreeHouse Studios and its subsidiaries, Quill & Quire Press, Write Brain Entertainment and Kris Marie Photo.
J. Marshall Craig is the producer of noted Australian filmmaker Frank Howson's award-winning Remembering Nigel, which was at the 2016 Cannes film festival, as well as a series of documentaries and more than a dozen music videos. His own films include Fabulous Shiksa In Distress and the upcoming Nora's Arc, which is in pre-production for a summer 2017 shoot.
Since May, 2015, J. Marshall Craig has been the Director of Creative Development for Nashville-based Danny Whetstone Productions, finding new ways to invoke ground-breaking projection mapping technology in film, television, theatre and video.