Living and Writing in Mountain Time
C.J. Box will talk about his work, his life, and his passion for the American West. Box is a Wyoming native and has worked as a ranch hand, surveyor, fishing guide, a small-town newspaper reporter and editor – all of his experiences in the West have helped him shape the stories and characters he writes about in his many best-selling novels.
About C.J. Box
C.J. Box is #1 New York Times bestselling author of 27 novels including the Joe Pickett series, C. J. Box’s books have sold over seven million copies and have been translated into 27 languages. Currently, two television series based on his novels are in development.
Box lives on his ranch in Wyoming and is an avid outdoorsman throughout the Mountain West. He and his wife are tourism marketing experts and he has won the “Big Wyo” award from the state tourism board. The leading man in his novels, Game Warden Joe Pickett, personifies a lone wolf who patrols over 3000 square miles without readily available back up. In Box’s 2020 novel Joe Picket investigates a grizzly bear attack and a bizarrely long-range snipper attack, where Pickett’s best friend is the main suspect.