San Antonio Book Festival - The Art of Screenwriting with Maya Perez & Craig Johnson
April 8, 2017 - San Antonio Book Festival

The Art of Screenwriting with Maya Perez & Craig Johnson

Location: LaunchSA
Start Time:

1:45 pm

End Time:

2:45 pm

Start of Signing: 3:00 pm
Signing Location: Augusta Street

About the Authors
Maya Perez - The San Antonio Book Festival
Maya Perez

Maya Perez is a writer, a producer/consultant for Austin Film Festival’s On Story, and a board member of the Austin Film Festival, for which she has also served as Conference Director. She holds an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was a James A. Michener Fellow.

Craig Johnson - The San Antonio Book Festival
Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of the Longmire mystery series. He is the recipient of the Wyoming Historical Award for fiction, the Western Writers of America Spur Award for fiction, the Mountains and Plains Booksellers Award for fiction, the The Will Rogers Medallion Award, the Nouvel Observateur Prix du Roman Noir, and the Prix SNCF du Polar. His novella, Spirit of Steamboat, was selected by the Wyoming Library Association as the One-Book-Wyoming, the inaugural state read. He lives in Ucross, Wyoming, population twenty-five.

Before moving to Netflix, Longmire was the highest-rated scripted program in A&E’s history. It stars Robert Taylor (Matrix, Vertical Limit) as Sheriff Walt Longmire, Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba, Young Guns) as Henry Standing Bear and Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica, 24, Riddick) as Victoria Moretti.

Moderator
Alex Schenker

Alex Schenker is a board member for the San Antonio Public Library Foundation. He is an award-winning screenwriter with an MFA from The American Film Institute. With three films currently in production he has been named on The Bloodlist, Young and Hungry, and The Hitlist as one of Hollywood’s best emerging writers. He and his wife Denae split their time between San Antonio and Los Angeles.

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