C. J. Box is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of 24 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, two Barry Awards, and the 2010 Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association Award for fiction.  He was recently awarded the 2016 Western Heritage Award for Literature by the National Cowboy Museum as well as the Spur Award for Best Contemporary Novel by the Western Writers of America in 2017.  The novels have been translated into 27 languages.   Millions of copies of his novels have been sold in the U.S. and around the world. Two television series based on his novels are currently in development.

The Disappeared, the 18th Joe Pickett novel, was published March 27, 2018 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list and remained on the list for five consecutive weeks. 

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 and currently serves on the Wyoming Office of Tourism Board. They have three daughters and one (so far) grandchild. He and his wife Laurie live on their small ranch in Wyoming.

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), Stone Cold(2014), Endangered (2015), Off The Grid (2016), Vicious Circle (2017), The Disappeared (2018).

The Stand Alone Novels: Blue Heaven (2008), Three Weeks to Say Goodbye (2009), Back of Beyond(2011), The Highway (2013), Badlands (2015), Paradise Valley (2017).

Short Stories: Shots Fired: Stories From Joe Pickett Country (2014).

To contact C.J. Box: Ann Rittenberg, Ann Rittenberg Literary Agency, 212/684-6936, ann@rittlit.com

The Joe Pickett Novels: Katie Grinch, Penguin/Putnam, 212/366-2574, kgrinch@penguinrandomhouse.com

The Stand-Alone Novels: Hector DeJean, St. Martins Press, 646-307-5560, hector.dejean@stmartins.com