Tucson Festival of Books

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.

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....

Visit website

S. A. Cosby

S. A. Cosby is an Anthony Award-winning writer from Southeastern Virginia. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller "Razorblade Tears" and "Blacktop Wasteland," which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, was a New York Times Notable Book, and was named a best book of the year by NPR, The Guardian and Library Journal, among others....


J. A. Jance

J.A. Jance is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 60 books. Born in South Dakota and raised in Bisbee, Ariz., she and her husband live in the Seattle area with their two long-haired dachshunds, Mary and Jojo....

Visit website | Arizona author Facebook Twitter

Collateral Damage
J. A. Jance
Mystery / Thrillers
Gallery Books
March 2023
ISBN 9781982189150
320 pages

Righteous Prey
John Sandford
Mystery / Thrillers
October 2022
ISBN 9780593422472
416 pages

Blacktop Wasteland
A Novel
S. A. Cosby
Mystery / Thrillers
Flatiron Books
August 2022
ISBN 9781250849700
384 pages