A novelist, screenwriter and ghostwriter, Canfield has lived in New York City; Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; Los Angeles, California; Auckland, New Zealand, and his own personal Pennsylvania trifecta, Pittsburgh, Wilkes-Barre and his hometown of Bethlehem. He now resides in Miami Beach, Florida with his favorite blondes, writer-editor wife Lisa and dog Betsy, but he will undoubtedly move again, because that’s just what he does.
Canfield’s books include the novels Dark Sky, Blue Fire and Red Earth (the first three books in his Max Bowman series); What's Driving You???: How I Overcame Abuse and Learned to Lead in the NBA (co-authored with Keyon Dooling and Lisa Canfield); Pill Mill: My Years of Money, Madness, Sex and Drugs (co-authored with Christian Valdes and Lisa Canfield); and 226: How I Became the First Blind Person to Kayak the Grand Canyon (co-authored with Lonnie Bedwell. Blue Fire was a 2016 Silver Honoree in the Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards as well as a semi-finalist in the Book Life Prize in Fiction competition. Red Earth is a 2017 Gold Honoree in the Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards. He has also co-written two Hallmark movies, Eat, Play, Love and 30 Days to I Do with Lisa Canfield.