1:30 PM to 2:25 PM
Longmire and Me
What happens when the author from one of the smallest towns in America gets in cahoots with the sheriff of the least populated county in Wyoming? Longmire, that’s what. New York Times Bestselling Author Craig Johnson, the author of the Walt Longmire mystery novels, the basis for the hit Netflix drama, Longmire with its sixth season coming up, shares the experience of being a cowboy author from a town of twenty-five to being translated into twelve languages and whose books produced the highest-rated, scripted drama in a network’s history.
About Craig Johnson
Craig Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of the Walt Longmire mystery novels, which are the basis for Longmire, the hit Netflix original drama, staring Robert Taylor, Lou Diamond Phillips and Katee Sackoff, which is now filming its 6th season. The books have won multiple awards: Le Prix du Polar Nouvel Observateur/Bibliobs, the Wyoming Historical Association’s Book of the Year, Le Prix 813, the Western Writers of America’s Spur Award, the Mountains & Plains Book of the Year, the SNCF Prix de Polar, Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, The Watson Award, Library Journal’s Best Mystery of the Year, the Rocky, and the Will Rogers Award for Fiction. Spirit of Steamboat was selected by the Wyoming State Library as the inaugural One Book Wyoming, His latest book is An Obvious Fact and latest paperback release is The Highwayman. Johnson lives in Ucross, Wyoming, population twenty-five.