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2017 Author Festival

Albuquerque Museum's second annual book event showcases local writing talent.

When

This event has already happened.
Nov 11, 2017
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Where

Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-243-7255

Description

The finest of the New Mexico writers' scene will gather at the Albuquerque Museum to share their experiences and sign books for their fans. Whether you are a mystery addict, a hard-core sci-fi fan, or a  History buff you’ll be amazed at the diversity of writers working across a range of genres, who call New Mexico home.

Admission to the Author Festival is free.

AUTHOR FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

1 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION LED BY JOSEPH BADAL 

"Your Path from Writer to Author"
Panelists: Steve Brewer, Don Bullis, Joseph Badal and Steve Havill

AUTHOR PRESENTATIONS
10 a.m. Nasario Garcia – My New Mexican Rural Roots: A Source of Literary Inspiration
11 a.m. Nancy Owen Lewis – Dogs for Defense: Recruiting Pets During WWII
12 David Morrell – On a Victorian Train No One Could Hear You Scream. My Victorian Mystery/Thrillers
1 p.m. Panel Discussion – Your Path from Writer to Author
2 p.m. Paula Paul  The Ten Commandments for Writers
3 p.m. Writing Contest Award Ceremony for best unpublished works of Fiction and Non-Fiction featuring the David Morrell Prize for Fiction and Lesley Poling-Kempes Prize for Non-Fiction. Ceremony will include a reading of winning submissions by David Morrell and Lesley Poling-Kempes.

The 2017 Author Festival is a collaboration to benefit participating artists and the educational programs at Albuquerque Museum.

2017 Participating Authors

Author Genre
Joseph Badal Mystery/Thriller
Sue Boggio & Mare Pearl Novel
Janet Brennan Historical Fiction
Steve Brewer Mystery
Don Bullis Non-Fiction/Western
Rani Divine Science Fiction/Fantasy
Nasario Garcia Children’s/New Mexico
Melody Groves Western
Steve Havill Southwestern Mystery
Betsy James Science Fiction/Fantasy
Robert Kidera Mystery/Thriller
Nancy Owen Lewis Non-Fiction
Jane Lindskold Science Fiction/Fantasy
David Morrell Mystery/Thriller
Ana Pacheco Non-Fiction
Paula Paul Mystery/Literary Fiction
Gail Rubin Self-Help
Margaret Tessler Mystery/Thriller
James Tritten Corrales Writing Group
Neecy Twinem Children’s Books
Ross Van Dusen Children’s Books
Robert E. Vardeman Sci-Fi/Mystery/Western
Patricia Wood Mystery

 

 

Price

Free

Contact

Rita Butler
505-842-0111