Tuesday, September 13, 2011

News of Howard Bryan

passing of Howard Bryan, a long-time journalist and one of New Mexico's giants in the field of history. Howard received the Friends of New Mexico Authors Award in the 2009 New Mexico Book Awards. He also received the Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts in 1994 as well as a SPUR Award from Western Writers of America. He was a journalist for 42 years.
A funeral will be this Friday 8:30 am at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe.
A Remembrance & Celebration to his life will be held at the Albuquerque Press Club on Saturday September 24th 1:00pm to 5:00pm. The Press Club is at 201 Highland Circle SE, (Off Central); 243-8476.

Connie Gotsch www.conniegotsch.com Host Write On Four Corners KSJE FM, Farmington NM www.ksje.com Author two award winning youth novels ‘Belle’s Star,’ and ‘Belle’s trial,’ based on the life of a real dog and written from her point of view. Available from Artemesia Press at http://www.apbooks.net and amazon.com, and Anazon,com Belle’s Star was a New Mexico BookAward in 2009 and 2010; First Place for Juvenile Fiction New Mezxico Press Women and National Federation of Press Women Communication Contests 2010’ Silver Mom’s Choice Award 2010.
Belle’s Trial’ won First Place for Juvenile Fiction in the 2011 New Mexico Press Press Women’s Commuication Contest, and a Silver Mom’s Choice Award for 2011. The book received an Eric Hoffer Award nomination for 2011.

Sept. 2011 Casa de Snap Dragon Publishers released a reprint of Gotsch’s novel for adult, Snap Me a Future as an ebook at casadesnampdragon.com

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