Bob Canning

is an accomplished writer who has penned dozens of award-winning plays and screenplays. After a 14-year career as a writer for the Walt Disney Studios, he moved to Petaluma in Sonoma County’s beautiful wine country, and became a freelance reporter for the weekly Argus Courier. While living in Southern California, Bob was on the Board of Directors of The Colony Theatre and served as publicist for the multi-award-winning Colony. He is a proud card-carrying member of the Dramatists Guild of America.

Photo by Alex Ivanov






Bob Canning

P.O. BOX 2898 

Petaluma, CA 94953


(707) 781-3236 (phone & fax)


bobcanning at thewriteguy dot ca


Canning's career (so far) in Word or Acrobat formats
(revised 14 September 2014)



"craZy" News!

Check out
"Beast at the Door",
a New Screenplay


Sure and begorra!  Bob’s 10-Minute Play, WHAT WOULD TIPPI HEDREN DO (HYPOTHETICALLY SPEAKING, OF COURSE)? premiered at the Claremorris Fringe Festival
County Mayo, Ireland, April 4... and WON Best Script!!

And Bob’s Full-Length Farce, DANCES WITH DINOSAURS, is a Semi-Finalist at the
Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s 2014 National Playwrights Conference!


“Please don’t hesitate to contact me with questions, comments, or concerns. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your loyal support and look forward to continuing to work with you in 2015 and beyond!!"