Tucson Festival of Books

Craig Johnson



Adam Jahiel

Sponsored by Bill and Cindy Rainey

Craig Johnson is the New York Times best-selling 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, Wyo., population 26.

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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:
Whodunit? Ask Them
Book festival favorites J.A. Jance, Craig Johnson and Thomas Perry will appear together for the first time here today. Together they have written 120 books, all mysteries. It's no mystery we should get there early to find a seat for this one.

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 560)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Rincon Room (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: J. A. Jance, Craig Johnson, Thomas Perry
Moderator: Cayce Blanchard
2 Truths and a Lie
Three remarkable storytellers -- authors Craig Johnson, William Kent Krueger and Catriona McPherson -- have come to the festival to discuss their latest mysteries and share some of their favorite stories. Some of the tales are true, some aren't. We will try to decide which ones are which!

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 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: Craig Johnson, William Kent Krueger, Catriona McPherson
Moderator: Shannon Baker
Craig Johnson
Stacks Book Club Author Signing with Craig Johnson

Stacks Book Club LLC, Booth #243 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: Craig Johnson
Great Outdoors & Much More
Johnson, Krueger and Ledford have all used strong characters and places that are set in unique wonderful environments to create compelling reads. Their novels encompass exploration, adventure and nature. Don't miss this blockbuster session and learn why these award-winning writers do what they do!

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 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, William Kent Krueger, Deborah J. Ledford
Moderator: Christine Burke Hewitt

Books:
The Longmire Defense
A Longmire Mystery
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
September 2023
ISBN 9780593297315
368 pages
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Hell and Back
A Longmire Mystery
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
September 2023
ISBN 9780593297308
352 pages