San Antonio Book Festival - The Old West Made New: Western Fiction Across the Centuries with Jeff Guinn, Bill Wittliff, & Craig Johnson
April 8, 2017 - San Antonio Book Festival

The Old West Made New: Western Fiction Across the Centuries with Jeff Guinn, Bill Wittliff, & Craig Johnson

Location: Swartz Room
Start Time:

3:45 pm

End Time:

4:45 pm

Start of Signing: 5:00 pm
Signing Location: Augusta Street

About the Authors
Jeff Guinn - The San Antonio Book Festival
Jeff Guinn

Jeff Guinn is a former award-winning investigative journalist and the bestselling author of numerous books, including Go Down Together: The True Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde, The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral and How It Changed the West, and Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson. Guinn lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

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.

Bill Wittliff - The San Antonio Book Festival
Bill Wittliff

Bill Wittliff is a distinguished screenwriter and producer whose credits include Lonesome Dove, The Perfect Storm, The Black Stallion, and Legends of the Fall, among others. His fine art photography has been published in the books A Book of Photographs from Lonesome Dove, La Vida Brinca, and Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy.

Moderator
Mark Smith

Mark has 35 years of experience in the library field in three states and in a variety of library settings. In November 2013, Mark returned to his native Texas to lead the Texas State Library and Archives Commission as Director and State Librarian. Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Masters in Library Science from the University of Texas at Austin and is the author of numerous articles and books on a variety of library issues.

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