Craig Johnson

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Birthday
16, 1961
Birthplace
Huntington, WV
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Huntington, WV

About

Though he is also known for his plays, this author is most famous for his Western-themed Sheriff Walt Longmire series of detective novels. His best known works in the series include Junkyard Dogs, The Dark Horse, Another Man's Moccasins, and Death Without Company.

Before Fame

He published his debut Longmire book, The Cold Dish, in 2004. The work was a finalist for the Dilys Award.

Trivia

His 2011 novel, Hell is Empty, received the Library Journal Mystery Novel of the Year Award.

Family Life

He was born in Huntington, West Virginia, and he later settled in Ucross, Wyoming.

Associated With

The highly popular A&E television series based on Johnson's Longmire series starred Robert Taylor and Katee Sackhoff.