Tucson Festival of Books

C.J. Box



Dave Neligh

Sponsored by Joan and Adrian Van Loozenoord

C. J. Box has authored 24 Joe Pickett novels and eight stand-alone novels. He has won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe, Barry awards, Western Heritage and Spur Awards. "Joe Pickett" on Paramount+ and "Big Sky" are based on his novels.

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Awards: Edgar Award, Macavity Award, Edgar Award, Best Novel, 2008


Scheduled events:
Friends and Sponsors only: Hot Off The Press
Sponsors and Friends of the Festival are invited to a books launch party with authors in attendance.

Student Union South Ballroom (Seats 200, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Panelists: Marie Arana, Cara Black, C.J. Box, Alisyn Camerota, Margot Douaihy, Rajani LaRocca, Laura McNeal, Moses Utomi, Zibby Owens, Ron Rapoport, Deborah Taffa, Tia Williams
Experience Makes Great Mysteries
From Award winning newspaper reporting (Parker) to ranch hand/surveyor/fishing guide (Box) to associate maximum prison warden (L'Etoile) these three authors have been influenced by their varied career paths. Sit back and enjoy this high powered session as C.J. Box, T. Jefferson Parker and James L'Etoile discuss their latest best selling mystery/thriller books.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: C.J. Box, James L'Etoile, T. Jefferson Parker
Moderator: Shannon Baker
Creating Intrigue
Box, Phillippi Ryan and Black are masters at creating a realistic, suspenseful plot ;a shocking crime; a villain; and a resolution to the puzzle. Better get there early to grab a good seat for these bestselling mystery writers!

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Cara Black, C.J. Box, Hank Phillippi Ryan
Moderator: Rosemary Simpson
Masters of Mystery
Festival favorites C.j. Box, William Kent Krueger and Thomas Perry are masters at building tension that holds the readers on the edge of pivotal moments of the story. Today they will discuss their latest work and what keeps them coming back for more.

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 560)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Rincon Room (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: C.J. Box, William Kent Krueger, Thomas Perry
Moderator: Cara Black

Books:
Three-Inch Teeth
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
February 2024
ISBN 9780593331347
384 pages

A rogue grizzly bear has gone on a rampage—killing, among others, the potential fiancée of Joe’s daughter. More/less

Open Season
Joe Pickett Novel #1
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
May 2016
ISBN 9780399576607
352 pages