Thursday, November 1, 2007

New Mexico Book CoOp Activities November KSJE FM Write On Four Corners Book Show

Our guest at the November 16 Co-op lunch meeting will be Derek Buschman, manager of Borders Cottonwood. He will talk about his experience with what makes books sell. 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 winners of the New Mexico Book Awards will be announced at the Banquet on November 9, honoring all 2007 winners. The banquet is totally sold out. The finalists in the 2007 NM Book Awards have been announced and are posted on the Book Awards website at The winners will be posted there on November 10.

The Albuquerque Alibi has started a new column starting in the Oct 25 issue featuring local books. Organized by the NM Book Co-op, local books will be profiled on an on-going basis. The 1st listing includes 5 local books that have a connection with Halloween. The next article will be in November and will feature Native American books. If you have a book by or about Native Americans please send us a cover image (300 dpi jpeg, 5x6 inches), title, author name, publisher, price, what stores the book is available in New Mexico, and a max. 50-word description of the book — any entries with a description over 50 words will not be considered for inclusion. Books for consideration must be received no later than Friday, Nov. 2, 2007. Send and submissions by email only to

The NM Book Co-op is working with the Holy Ghost School in Albuquerque to organize a Meet the Author Book Fair event on Sat. March 8 from 10-5pm in celebration of the opening of the their new school library. Authors and publishers can sell books and have book signings. Organizers are also looking for book covers/jackets to display (they will not be returned) — mail covers/jackets to NM Book Coop at 925 Salamanca NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107 no later than January 15. In addition, opportunities exist for book talks and book readings. The cost is $15 for each table. To sign up and to get more information go to

The NM Book Co-op has organized a Holiday Book Fair and Craft Show at St. Johns Cathedral in Albuquerque on Saturday Dec 8, 2007 from 10-4pm. Some 60 local authors and publishers will be selling books at the fair. Come and see what is new in local books! Tell all your friends and customers to come as well!

Paul Rhetts
LPD Press & Rio Grande Books
925 Salamanca NW
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM 87107
FAX 505/345-5129
http://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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