Wednesday, August 19, 2009

New Mexico Book Association News


>> Happy Hour at Santa Fe Bar & Grill Thursday

Our informal New Mexico Book Association Round Table Happy Hour starts at 5:30 pm tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 20 at Santa Fe Bar & Grill in DeVargas Mall, Santa Fe. Writers, designers, publishers, publicists, librarians -- all who are involved professionally in books are welcome. No reservations needed. Just get out of the house or office and share good thoughts and good times.

>> NMBA Is Movin' on Down!
Your Association is moving downstairs to more convenient and spacious headquarters at 826 Camino del Monte Rey. Recursos' offices will occupy what had been the Writers Room, and we were offered the first floor space by Recursos Executive Director Ellen Bradbury. We are now arranging the new space for our luncheons, meetings and office on the ground floor. This change makes good sense! NMBA will have its services in one location, no stairs to climb, easier access for all members. With help (call 231-1755), we will be in by the first of September!
>> Is Your Check in the Mail for Mountains & Plains Booksellers?
Just a reminder! NMBA will be in charge of the impressive IBPA aisle at Mountains & Plains Booksellers Trade Show Sept. 24-26 in Denver. It's the top event for presenting books to booksellers in the region. We need to receive your check ($60 for one title, $20 additional titles) pronto for you to take advantage of earlybird pricing. Follow with two copies of each title and 60 copies of an 8-1/2 x 11" flyer for your page that will be bound in our MPIBA Trade Show Catalog. Send check first, then books and flyers to: New Mexico Book Association, c/o Recursos, 826 Camino del Monte Rey, Santa Fe 87505. Call (505) 231-1755 or email to let us know now that you're committed to the MPIBA Trade Show.
>> NMBA dues savings until September 1
You can still save a couple of bucks if you renew your NMBA membership in the next few days! Send your dues check ($60) to: NMBA, c/o Barbara Beasley Murphy, Treasurer, 486 Circle Drive, Santa Fe NM 87501. (We won't have to send an invoice and you will continue in good standing to September 2010!)
>> More News bits...
Nine NMBA authors are in the program for the Second Annual New Mexico Women Authors Book Festival, Sept. 26 on Santa Fe's Museum Hill .... Barbara Beasley Murphy, Richard Harris and Richard Polese will lead seminar discussions "Write, Publish, Thrive in the Digital Age," at the Southwest Literary Center's 2009 Writers' Conference at the Santa Fe Complex in the Railyards Oct. 9-11 ... Do you have an event you'd like to see posted on the NMBA monthly email Book Events Calendar AND in Libro's September-October print edition? We're on deadline now. Go to and put in your event info into our simple (and now mandatory) Submission Form. It's easy and assures accuracy!
Visit for ongoing events and to send us your news!

Connie 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

Always in Print ‘Cuz They’re Print on Demand!

And now out! Belle’s Star,’ a youth novel from Artemesia Press at and, and through your local book store.

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