Lorilee Craker

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Lorilee Craker
Born 1968 (age 49–50)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Occupation Journalist
Language English
Nationality American
Citizenship United States
Notable works Through the Storm

Lorilee Craker (born 1968)[1] is a writer in Michigan, United States.[2] She grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.[3] She has three children.[4] She advocates participation in community-supported agriculture and shopping at farmers' markets.[5] She is an entertainment writer for MLive.[6] Craker co-authored Lynne Spears' memoir Through the Storm.[7] Craker and Spears appeared together at the 20th annual MOPS International convention in Grapevine, Texas in 2008.[8] Craker co-authored My Journey to Heaven: What I Saw and How It Changed My Life with Marv Besteman, who died before the book was published.[9] In a 2011 Time article, Zac Bissonnette writes that Craker "might be the most versatile journalist in America".[10]


  1. ^ Davis, Caris; Stephen M. Silverman (October 30, 2007). "Co-Author: Lynne Spears's Book to Shed New Light". People. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  2. ^ Gonzalez, John (October 26, 2012). "Britney Spears Lawsuit: Michigan Author of Lynne Spears Book Keeping Close Watch of Sam Lufti's Trial". MLive. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  3. ^ Byle 2006, p. 131.
  4. ^ Fields 2008, p. n.p..
  5. ^ Durisin, Megan (May 5, 2014). "13 Money Secrets From The Amish". Business Insider. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  6. ^ Bunde, Matt Vande (December 20, 2012). "On 'My Journey to Heaven,' Byron Center Man Saw Babies, Amazing Colors". MLive. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  7. ^ Craker, Lorilee (September 21, 2008). "On the Night Table". Winnipeg Free Press. p. D0.
  8. ^ Dennis, Alicia (October 6, 2008). "Lynne Spears: 'Things Are Looking Up Again'". People. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  9. ^ Byle, Ann (November 1, 2012). "Heaven, Afterlife Now the Promised Land for Publishers". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved June 8, 2015.
  10. ^ Bissonnette, Zac (June 21, 2011). "Can the Amish Teach You to Be Rich? A New Book Says Yes". Time. Retrieved June 8, 2015.


  • Byle, Ann (2006). The Making of a Christian Bestseller: An Insiders Guide to Christian Publishing. CSS Publishing Company. ISBN 1932902570.
  • Fields, Leslie Leyland (2008). Parenting Is Your Highest Calling: And Eight Other Myths That Trap Us in Worry and Guilt. Crown Publishing Group. ISBN 0307446093.