Monday, September 10, 2007

Here is the latest New Mexico Book CoOp News

Our guest at the September 21 Co-op lunch meeting will be Steve Robert Allen, publisher and book reviewer for Alibi in Albuquerque; he will talk about everything you ever wanted to know about books and Alibi. The meeting begins at 11:30 and will be at the HomeTown Buffet at 9261 Coors Blvd in Albuquerque. Cost is $8.29 plus tax and tip. Email to reserve a seat at the meeting.

The finalists in the 2007 NM Book Awards will be announced at the October 19 Book Coop lunch meeting.
The winners will be announced at the Banquet on November 9.
The recipients of the 2007 New Mexico Book Awards will be announced at a public event honoring all 2007 winners on November 9 at the MCM Elegante Hotel in Albuquerque (2020 Menaul Blvd) starting at 5pm. Casual Dress. Special guests for the event will be Tony Hillerman and Rudy Anaya, who will both be honored for their contributions to New Mexico's books. Cost is $28 per person if reserved before Oct 1 (cost is $34 after that date).RSVP 505-344-9382. 925 Salamanca NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107 You can make and pay for your reservation online at

Rio Grande Books is looking for a few good, qualified, and experienced editors (copy editors and content editors) and a few really good book cover designers. If you think you have the right stuff, send an email with your information to

September 21 -- NM Book Co-op lunch with Steve Robert Allen on Books and Reviews at the Alibi
October 19 -- NM Book Co-op lunch with Harry Willson, Amador Books on what he has learned from author to publisher; and announcement of the finalists in the New Mexico Book Awards
November 9 — New Mexico Book Awards Banquet; winners will be announced at the event
November 16 -- NM Book Co-op lunch with Derek Buschman, manager of Borders Cottonwood, on what sells
January 25 -- NM Book Co-op lunch with Ruthie Francis, Barbe Awalt and Paul Rhetts on what we learned from the NM Book Awards
February 22 -- NM Book Co-op lunch
March 28 -- NM Book Co-op lunch

Paul Rhetts
LPD Press & Rio Grande Books
925 Salamanca NW
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM 87107
FAX 505/345-5129
info@nmsantos.comConnie Gotsch Host Write On Four Corners KSJE FM, Farmington NM Author two award winning novels Snap Me a Future and A Mouthful of Shell available

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