Mr. Craddock's Website

Welcome to Mr. Craddock's Homepage.

Contact Information:

School of the Arts45 Prince StreetRochester, NY 14607email:

The Creative Writing Department: Announcements/News:

"Many things we need can wait. The child cannot. Now is the time his bones are formed, his mind developed. To him we cannot say tomorrow, his name is today." — Gabriela Mistral

"The ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive." -- Malcolm X

"A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us." — Franz Kafka

"To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark." — Victor Hugo

"I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library." — Jorge Luis Borges

Certification & Selected Academic Posts:

BFA, Creative Writing/Theater - Bowling Green State UniversityMFA, Theater - Playwriting/Dramatic Criticism - Ohio UniversityMSED, Secondary English - SUNY Brockport
NYS Permanent Certification, Secondary English 7-12National Writing Project Fellow (University of Rochester)CIT: Career In Teaching, Lead Teacher/MentorRTA Faculty Representative

Sample Publishing Credits:

The Elites, play, 2022
Something Wicked, play, 2021
The Fighting Girl's Guide to Politics, play, 2019
Learning Targets, play, 2018
Revenge of the Dark Woods, novel, 2016Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2, director, RCP production, City Newspaper, Best of Rochester AwardRichard II, actor, RCP production, City Newspaper reviewImageOutWrite, Vol. 4, 2015ImageOutWrite, Vol. 3, 2014ImageOutWrite, Vol. 2, 2013ImageOutWrite, Vol. 1, 2012Twelfth Night, director, RCP production 2013, City Newspaper ReviewPink Ribbons, play, Rochester Fringe Festival, 2013Same-Sex Shakespeare, actor, Democrat & Chronicle review, 2013Curse of the Dark Woods, novel, 2012"Coming Out to Practice," essay, Zen Bow"Zen in the Art of Teaching," essay, Zen Bow, 2010Alice's Misadventures Underground, novel, iUniverse, 2006Pink Ribbons, play, GeVa Young Writers Program, 2003Old Acquaintance, play, ABC Players, 1995The Eye of the Bewildered, Play, Mid America Playhouse, 1994

Mr. Craddock talks about his new play: The Elites

Premiering September 16, 17, 18, and 24 at the Rochester Fringe Festival.

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