Tucson Festival of Books

John Sandford


John Sandford is the pseudonym of John Roswell Camp, an American author and journalist. Camp won the Pulitzer Prize in journalism in 1986 and was one of four finalists for the prize in 1980. He also was the winner of the Distinguished Writing Award of the American Society of Newspaper Editors for 1985.

Camp is the author of 55 published novels, as of the summer of 2022, all of which have appeared, in one format or another, on the New York Times bestseller lists, many debuting at number one. In addition to the Prey, Virgil Flowers and Letty Davenport novels, all part of the Prey universe, he is also the co-author of three young-adult books in the Singular Menace series, written with Michele Cook, and co-author of the science-fiction thriller Saturn Run with Ctein.

"Righteous Prey" is his latest book. 

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Awards: International Thriller Writer Award, Pulitzer Prize

Communities: Military Veteran


Scheduled events:
Twisty Tales
There's always a twist in tales told by T. Jefferson Parker, John Sandford and Wanda Morris. Today they'll give it to us straight: How do they think of these things?

UA BookStore (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Lower Level (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: John Sandford, Wanda Morris, T. Parker
Moderator: Ramona Emerson
Meet John Sandford and Robert Crais
In this session we get a two-fer. We will meet both John Sandford and Robert Crais, two of America's best at producing pulse-pounding thrillers. Together they have published 77 books and been read in more than 70 countries!

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: John Sandford, Robert Crais
Moderator: John Copenhaver
Exclusive for Friends of the Festival!! John Sandford visits Friends
John Sandford is the pseudonym of John Roswell Camp, an American author and journalist. Camp is the author of 54 bestselling novels. "Righteous Prey" is his latest book.

Friend of the Festival Hospitality Tent (Seats 30)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Panelist: John Sandford
A Long and Winding Road
Even our most accomplished authors know it's not easy to take a story from a home office to the nearest bookstore. In this session, three of the very best -- John Sandford, J.A. Jance and S.A. Cosby -- will take us down the long, winding road from concept to publication.

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: John Sandford, S. A. Cosby, J. A. Jance
Moderator: Anne Hillerman

Books:
Righteous Prey
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
October 2022
ISBN 9780593422472
416 pages

Bloody Genius
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
August 2020
ISBN 9780525536635
432 pages