About Craig

In an eclectic journalism career spanning four decades, Craig has edited newspapers, magazines, books and Web sites. He has worked as an editor at the Utne Reader, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Business Ethics magazine, Minnesota Parent, City Pages and the Twin Cities Daily Planet. His writing has appeared in dozens of local, regional and… Read more »

In an eclectic journalism career spanning fourBeaver Bay decades, Craig has edited newspapers, magazines, books and Web sites. He has worked as an editor at the Utne Reader, the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Business Ethics magazine, Minnesota Parent, City Pages and the Twin Cities Daily Planet. His writing has appeared in dozens of local, regional and national publications, and his reporting and editing have been recognized with awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Minnesota Newspaper Association, the Knight Foundation and the National Press Club. He and his wife, Sharon Parker, founded and operated The Minneapolis Observer, a monthly citywide newspaper, and MOQ, a quarterly zine that “explores the bucolic city” of Minneapolis.

Craig earned a BA in journalism and English from the University of Minnesota and is the author of Storefront Revolution: Food Co-ops and the Counterculture (Rutgers University Press, 1994). Their two children, Nora, 25, and Martin, 22, have flown the coop.

Contact Craig at ccox1@experiencelifemag.com.


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