Join Carbon County Museum Foundation for an evening with bestselling author C. J. Box from 5 to 8 pm on March 1 at the Rawlins Depot located at 400 West Front Street. In conjunction with this event, the Carbon County Board of County Commissioners is honoring the local novelist by officially designating the day C. J. Box Day. The evening’s festivities will include a book signing and special book sales. Champagne and hors d’oeuvres will be served. This event is free and open to the public.
Box will soon begin touring the country promoting his latest novel, Off the Grid, set for release on March 8. Autographed copies of the sixteenth installment of the best-selling Joe Pickett series, Off the Grid, will be available for pre-sale at the book signing. C. J. Box and the museum foundation are partnering to raise funds for the renovation of the Hugus-Ferguson Building. Carbon County Museum will serve as the only outlet worldwide for autographed collectors’ Box Sets of the complete C. J. Box collection. The collection can be purchased at Carbon County Museum, 904 West Walnut Street in Rawlins, (307) 328-2740.
About C. J. Box:
C.J. Box is the New York Timesbestselling author of twenty 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. The novels have been translated into 27 languages. Open Season, Blue Heaven, Nowhere To Run, andThe Highway have been optioned for film and television. Over ten million copies of his novels have been sold in the U.S. alone.
Box is a Wyoming native. He and his wife, Laurie, have three daughters. When Box isn’t touring, he and Laurie split their time between homes in Cheyenne and Riverside.
About Carbon County Museum Foundation:
Carbon County Museum Foundation, through the acceptance of tax-exempt gifts, supports Carbon County Museum’s mission and the vision of a new home for the Carbon County Museum & Research Center. The Carbon County Museum Foundation, Inc., is a not for profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Wyoming and within the stated exempted purposes of Section 501c3 of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Learn more or donate at carboncountymuseumfoundation.org.