Tucson Festival of Books

Craig Johnson



Adam Jahiel

Craig Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of the Longmire mysteries, the basis for the hit Netflix original series Longmire. He is the recipient of the Western Writers of America Spur Award for fiction, and his novella "Spirit of Steamboat" was the first One Book Wyoming selection. He lives in Ucross, Wyoming, population 26.

Visit website | Facebook Twitter

Awards: Western Writers of America Spur Award for fiction, Novel Observateur Bibliops Prix du Roman Noir, Prix 813, Wyoming Historical Society Prize for Fiction, Rocky Award (Left Coast Crime),


Scheduled events:
Wild West Mysteries
Those of us living in the West have good reason to love whodunits set on the sundown side of the Mississippi. But these three authors appeal to readers everywhere. Why do stories set in the West have such appeal? Let's ask!

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Craig Johnson, Margaret Mizushima, Terry Shames
Moderator: Shannon Baker
Craig Johnson
"Hell and Back": In Hell and Back, the eighteenth installment of the Longmire series, author Craig Johnson takes the beloved sheriff to the very limits of his sanity to do battle with the most dangerous adversary he's ever faced: himself.

Mostly Books, Booth #241 (Seats 1)
Sat, Mar 4, 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: Craig Johnson
From Page to Soundstage
Lights! Camera! Authors! In this session, three authors whose books or writing have been adapted for television or movies will discuss the pluses and minuses in working with Hollywood. How did the response to these projects impact their writing?

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 560)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Rincon Room (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Robert Crais, Craig Johnson, Thomas Perry
Moderator: Anne Hillerman

Books:
Hell and Back
A Longmire Mystery
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
September 2022
ISBN 9780593297285
352 pages

Daughter of the Morning Star
A Longmire Mystery
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
August 2022
ISBN 9780593297278
336 pages