School of the Arts Faculty

Christopher Keane

Senior Affiliated Faculty (1985)

B.A. University of Maryland
M.A. University of Maryland

Christopher Keane

Christopher Keane has written fourteen fiction and non-fiction books, including The Hunter (a Paramount feature), The Huntress (a USA TV series), Dangerous Company (WB), and Mr. & Mrs. Bliss (ABC). He recently completed a feature, Lost Light, for producer Peter Janney and a TV series pilot, Divine Justice.

Chris Keane is also the author of three books on screenwriting: How to Write a Selling Screenplay (Random House, 1998), Hot Property (Penguin/Putnam, 2005), and most recently, Romancing The A-List: Writing the Script the Big Stars Want to Make (Michael Wiese Productions, 2008). In addition to teaching at Emerson, he has taught and  lectured in screen and novel at Harvard, NYU, The Smithsonian Institution, The National Press Club, Maui Writers, and LA's Screenwriting Expo. He is a member of  PEN, the Writers Guild of America (West) and The Authors Guild.


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