C.J. Box Biography
C. J. Box is the author of over ten novels including the award-winning Joe
Pickett series. Hes the winner of the Anthony Award, Prix Calibre 38 (France),
the Macavity Award, the Gumshoe Award, the Barry Award, and an Edgar Award and
L.A. Times Book Prize finalist. Box was named 2007 Writer of the Year by the
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. His short stories have been featured in
Americas Best Mystery Stories 2006 and limited-edition printings. The novels
have been national bestsellers and have been translated into 13 languages.
Blue Heaven, a stand-alone thriller, was published by St. Martins Press in
January, 2008 and was on the New York Times Bestseller list for four weeks and
was optioned for film. Blood Trail, the eighth Joe Pickett novel, was
published by Penguin/Putnam in May, 2008.
Box is a Wyoming native and has worked as a ranch hand, surveyor, fishing guide,
a small town newspaper reporter and editor, and he co-owns an international
tourism marketing firm with his wife, Laurie. An avid outdoorsman, Box has
hunted, fished, hiked, ridden, and skied throughout Wyoming and the Mountain
West. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo.
Box lives with his family outside of Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Joe Pickett series
- 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)
Other NovelsBlue Heaven (2008)
Three Weeks to Say Goodbye (2009)
Back of Beyond (2011)
This biography was last updated on 08/14/2011.
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