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Clay Stafford

Author, Screenwriter

Award-winning and bestselling author and filmmaker Clay Stafford has sold more than 2 million copies of his own books and is now publishing others through his own Clay Stafford Books. A former Days of Our Lives and live theater actor, Stafford has directed, produced and written material for ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, Sony Pictures, Esquire, and national cable networks, as well as marketed projects for Universal, PBS, most of the major networks, and several major book publishers and authors. Founder and CEO of American Blackguard Entertainment, Stafford’s work is in 14 languages. Recently, he produced the soundtrack and documentary One of the Miracles and produced and co-wrote the pop-country musical album XO with The Bone Collector author Jeffery Deaver. An M.F.A. graduate from the University of Miami, Stafford has taught at several universities and co-designed the two-year Miami-Dade undergraduate film program. Stafford is the founder of the literary organization Killer Nashville. He was most recently named a Star Watch Honoree by Publishers Weekly, Frankfurter Buchmesse, and the American Booksellers Association. Connect with him at