native Craig Holden's first novel is entitled The River
The success of the book allowed Holden to begin writing full
time and his second novel, The Last Sanctuary, appeared in
1996. His third book, Four Corners of Night, met with tremendous
critical acclaim, garnering Holden the 1999 Great Lakes Book
Award for fiction and making the USA Today bestseller list.
Holden’s fourth novel, The Jazz Bird, is a fictionalized
account of a 1920s Cincinnati society murder. His most recent
novel, The Narcissist's Daughter, was published in 2005.
the University of Toledo, receiving a B.A. through the Honors
Department in psychology, biology, and philosophy. He received
an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Montana.
He has worked as a literary and film rights agent, as well
as a professor at the universities of Michigan and Toledo.
He and his family live outside Ann Arbor, Michigan.
"In the fifth
novel from a veritable master of the craft, what begins as
a simple if risky affair leads from obsession
through rage to a revenge plot that will transform the lives
of everyone involved. The Narcissist’s Daughter is
an unforgettably intelligent and moody thriller" - Simon & Schuster
For more information on Craig Holden, please visit his website:
To view Special Collections' holdings of Holden's work, please
To hear Holden read from his own work, please visit the
Vincent Voice Library, here.