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.
Camp is the author of 35 published novels, all of which have appeared, in one format or another, on the New York Times bestseller lists.
He is also the author of two nonfiction books, one on art (THE EYE AND THE HEART: The Watercolors of John Stuart Ingle) and one on plastic surgery (PLASTIC SURGERY: The Kindest Cut). His books have been translated into most European languages, as well as Japanese and Korean.