Craig's journalism and poetry have appeared in most of Australia's leading literary journals and anthologies. His highly acclaimed memoir Hoi Polloi was published in 2005 and shortlisted for several literary awards. Its sequel, Muck, was published in 2007 and won the Queensland Literary Award for Non-Fiction in 2008. He is a former Wal Cherry Play of the Year award-winner. His verse-drama, Look at Everything Twice for Me, was published by Currency Press, his first volume of poetry, Bullion, by Penguin in 1995, and his second, Necessary Evil, by Black Inc. in 2005.
In 2008 he was was one of eight Australian poets commissioned to write a poem for The Red Room's 'Pigeon Poetry' project.