Individual Author Record
Name: Mary Francis Shura CraigPen Name: Mary Francis Shura, M F Craig, Meredith Hill, Mary Craig, Alexis Hill, Mary Shura Craig, Mary S Craig, M S Craig Genre: C:CHILD C:YA Fiction Mystery Romance Born: February 27, 1923 in Pratt, Kansas Sites:
Illinois ConnectionShura Craig lived in Maywood at the time of her death.
Biographical and Professional InformationMary Francis Shura Craig was a writer of over 50 novels from 1960 to 1990. She wrote children's adventures and young adult romances as Mary Francis Shura, M. F. Craig, and Meredith Hill; gothic novels as Mary Craig; romance novels as Alexis Hill, Mary Shura Craig and Mary S. Craig; and suspense novels as M. S. Craig. She was a recipient of the Carl Sandburg Literary Arts Award in 1985, and was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America in 1990.
*''The Search for Grissi'', Dodd, 1985*''The Josie Gambit'', Dodd, 1986*''Gabrielle'', Scholastic, Inc., 1987*''The Sunday Doll'', Dodd, 1988*''Diana'', Scholastic, Inc., 1988*''Darcy'', Scholastic, Inc., 1989*''Polly Panic'', Putman, 1990*''Gentle Annie, The True Story of a Civil War Nurse'', Scholastic, 1991*''Winter Dreams, Christmas Love'', Scholastic, 1992