New Mexico Book Co-op

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2018 New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards

2017-NM-AZBookAwards WINNER

New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards Categories

There are two new categories this year: Graphic novels and eBook covers for a total of 56 possible categories for book entries.

Books can be entered in more than one category.

Activity Book for Children or Adults (workbook/craft book/coloring book)
Anthology (individual or collection)
Arts Book (includes art, music, or photography)
Biography – Arizona subject (includes memoirs and autobiographies)
Biography – New Mexico subject (includes memoirs and autobiographies)
Biography – Other (includes memoirs and autobiographies)
Business Book (includes career)
Children’s Picture Bilingual

Children’s Picture Book
Crafts/Hobby/How-to Book
eBook Fiction
eBook Nonfiction
eBook Best Cover
Fiction - adventure or drama
Fiction - cozy mystery
Fiction - historical fiction

Fiction – graphic novel
Fiction - mystery/crime
Fiction - other
n - romance
Fiction - science fiction & fantasy
Fiction - thriller/suspense
First Book AZ
First Book NM
Gardening Book
Gay/Lesbian (GLBT) Book
Guide Book
Health Book (includes wellness, nutrition, beauty)
History Book – AZ
History Book – NM
History Book – Other
Juvenile Book (grade school to junior high school)
Multi-cultural Subject (Hispanic, Native American, etc.)
Nature/Environment Book
New Age Book
Nonfiction - other
Parenting/Family Issues Book
Poetry - AZ
Poetry - NM
Political (includes social/current events)
Reference Book
Religious Book
Science (including math)
Self-help Book
Spanish Language Book
Travel Book (includes guides)
Young Adult Book (high school)
Young Readers Book (to grade 3)
Best Cover Design-Fiction (<6x9)
Best Cover Design-Nonfiction (<6x9)
Best Cover Design-Fiction (6x9)
Best Cover Design-Nonfiction (6x9)
Best Cover Design-Fiction (larger than 6x9)
Best Cover Design-Nonfiction (larger than 6x9)

The New Mexico Book Awards is organized
by The New Mexico Book Co-op,
a not-for-profit organization serving authors and publishers

Sponsorships are being sought from individuals as wells as companies/organizations to help underwrite the costs of the awards program. If you are interested or know of someone who might be please let us know. Sponsorships cost $25 per category (shared with up to 3 other organizations or individuals) or $75 to sponsor a whole category exclusively.

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