C. J. Box is the New York Times bestselling author of seventeen novels including the Joe Pickett series. He won the Edgar Alan Poe Award for Best Novel (Blue Heaven, 2009) as well as the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France), the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award, and the 2010 Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association Award for fiction. His short stories have been featured in America’s Best Mystery Stories of 2006 and limited-edition printings. 2008 novel Blood Trail was nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin (Ireland) Literary Award. The novels have been translated into 27 languages. Open Season, Blue Heaven and Nowhere To Run have been optioned for film.
Box is a Wyoming native and has worked as a ranch hand, surveyor, fishing guide, a small town newspaper reporter and editor, and he owned an international tourism marketing firm with his wife Laurie. In 2008, Box was awarded the "BIG WYO" Award from the state tourism industry. An avid outdoorsman, Box has hunted, fished, hiked, ridden, and skied throughout Wyoming and the Mountain West. He served on the Board of Directors for the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo. They have three daughters. He lives in Wyoming.
Two new novels will be published in 2013: Breaking Point (3/12, A Joe Pickett novel) debuted at #5 on the New York Times Bestseller List and remaind for five consecutive weeks. The Highway (a stand-alone featuring Cody Hoyt) will be released July 30, 2013.
The Joe Pickett Novels: Open Season (2001), Savage Run (2002), Winterkill (2003), Trophy Hunt (2004), Out of Range (2005), In Plain Sight (2006), Free Fire (2007), Blood Trail (2008), Below Zero (2009), Nowhere to Run (2010), Cold Wind (2011), Force of Nature (2012), Breaking Point (2013).
The Stand Alone Novels: Blue Heaven (2008), Three Weeks to Say Goodbye (2009), Back of Beyond (2011), The Highway (2013).
Short Stories: Dull Knife / Intro By Ken Bruen (2005), The Master Falconer / Intro by T. Jefferson Parker (2006), Le Sauvage Noble / Intro by James Crumley (2007), Anthologies: Pirates of Yellowstone, Meeting Across The River (2005); Pirates of Yellowstone, The Best American Mystery Stories (2006); Perfectly Grimm, Once Upon A Crime (2009). Every Day Is A Good Day On The River, Hook, Line, and Sinister (2010); The End of Jim and Ezra, Damn Near Dead II / Geezer Noir (2010), Pronghorns of the Third Reich, (2011).
Essays: Blame it on Rancho Deluxe, West of 98: Living and Writing in the New American West (2011).
To contact C.J. Box: Ann Rittenberg, Ann Rittenberg Literary Agency, 212/684-6936, email@example.com
The Joe Pickett Novels: Michael Barson, Penguin/Putnam, 212/366-2547, Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org
The Stand-Alone Novels: Hector DeJean, St. Martins Press, 646-307-5560, email@example.com
To Request and Appearance: Dana Trocker, Macmillan Speakers, 646-307-5544, firstname.lastname@example.org