New Mexico Book Co-op

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New Mexico Book Co-op

Book Co-op Holds Monthly Meetings
Book publishers and authors meet each month in the Albuquerque area. The meetings are organized by the New Mexico Book Co-op. There will be a topic of discussion at each meeting; they will be casual meetings. All are welcome. Future topics will include taxes, book reviews, book fairs, and printers. The location for the monthly lunch meetings is at the Golden Corral at 5207 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque.

Meeting Schedule
The lunch meetings begin at 11am with networking and the meeting starts at noon at the Golden Corral at 5207 San Mateo Blvd NE, Albuquerque.

Attendees are responsible for their own buffet lunch, tax and tip. The public is invited to attend and for more information call 505/344-9382.


Friday, June 23, 2017 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting at Golden Corral; lunch starts at 11am, program at 12 noon — tribute to UNM Press

Monday, July 24, 2017 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting at Golden Corral; lunch starts at 11am, program at 12 noon — UNM Provost White about changes at UNM Press


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PAST MEETINGS/PROJECTS:
May 26, 2017 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Authors on Publishers
April 28, 2017 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting —Publishers on Authors
March 24, 2017 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting —Peter St Cyr, Director of NMFOG
February 24, 2017 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Gae Eisenhardt and Green Knees Radio
January 27, 2017 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Artemesia Publishing
December 2, 2016 — NM Book Co-op Annual Holiday Party at Golden Corral, 11:30am
November 18, 2016 — NM-AZ Book Awards Banquet (10th Anniversary) at Tanoan Country Club
October 28, 2016 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — How Books Improve Your Credibility with Gail Rubin
September 23, 2016 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Design with UNM Press staff and 2016 NM-AZ Book Awards Finalists

June 20, 2016 — NM Book Coop Meeting- Contracts
May 20, 2016 — NM Book Coop Meeting- Casa de Snapdragon Publishing
April 22, 2016 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — ABQ Press
March 25, 2016 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Joe Badal & Marketing Books
February 24, 2016 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Publishers’ Tricks

January 22, 2016 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — 2016 Book Awards starts
December 4, 2015 — Annual Holiday Gathering
November 20, 2015 — 9th Annual New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards Banquet, Tanoan Country Club, Albuquerque
October 30, 2015 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Therese Francis, “Accounting for Authors”
September 25, 2015 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Adam Baca of Albuquerque The Magazine on “Shelflife.”

July 10, 2015 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Book Horror Stories
May 22, 2015 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Loretta Hall on “Getting Your Website to Work for You.”
April 24, 2015 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Robin Cutler on “Everything You Need to Know About Ingram and Books”
March 27, 2015 — NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — “Stephanie Hainsfurther on Local Books in ABQ FreePress”
March 6, 2015 -- NM Book Co-op Monthly Meeting — Rob Spiegel on “Southwest Writers 20.15 - How a Writer’s Group Can Help Sell Your Book”
January 23, 2015 — NM Book Co-op Meeting — What We Learned from the NM-AZ Book Awards
December 5, 2014 -- Annual Book Co-op Holiday Gathering
November 21, 2014 — NM-AZ Book Awards Banquet
October 31, 2014 -- Monthly Book Coop Meeting, featuring David Steinberg
September 26, 2014 -- Monthly Book Coop Meeting -- Featuring Noemi Debodisco, the owner of OpCit Books and Tome on the Range
June 20, 2014 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting - Book Marketing
May 23, 2014 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting -- Book Production/ Tips & Tactics
April 25, 2014 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting -- Sellsheets; Do you have one for every book?
March 28, 2014 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting -- The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Book Signings with Anne Hillerman, Don Bullis, and Ollie Reed
February 21, 2014 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting -- Clark Whitehorn of UNM Press will talk about textbooks, e textbooks and new regulations from education departments.
January 24, 2014 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting -- What We Learned from the 2013 Book Awards and the start of the 2014 NM-AZ Book Awards and an update regarding the new court decision about Google and copying of any books despite the copyright presented by John Byram of UNM Press.
December 6, 2013 -- Annual Book Co-op Holiday Party
September 27, 2013 Monthly Book Co-op Meeting with announcement of the finalists in the 2013 NM-AZ Book Awards
June 28, 2013 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting with discussion of the future of the SW Book Fiesta and an update on the NM PED Books for First Graders
May 24, 2013 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting, with David Perez on "My Experience at Moby Dickens Bookshop and What Writers Should Know About the Workings of an Independent Bookstore"
April 26, 2013 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting with Anne Hillerman and WordHarvest Workshops
March 15, 2013 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting with NM Publishers on Remainders
February 22, 2013 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting with Editors of the Albuquerque Journal on plans plans for the Book Page
January 25, 2013 -- Monthly Book Co-op Meeting, on 2013 NM-AZ Book Awards
October 26, 2012 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Steven Harris, UNM Zimmerman Library, on the Expresso Book Machine
September 28, 2012 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Devon Skeele, NM State Librarian on activities at the State Library
June 22, 2012 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Paul Rhetts and Barbe Awalt on plans for the Southwest Book Fiesta
May 18, 2012 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Karen Villanueva about book publicity
April 27, 2012 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Cindy Bellinger of Santa Fe, talking about e-books
March 23, 2012 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Vaunda Nelson, children's librarian at the Rio Rancho Public Library and an award-winning author of several books
February 24, 2012 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Michael Hice, an author's publicist from Santa Fe
January 27, 2012 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Paul Rhetts and Barbe Awalt about the 2011 NM Awards and the start of the 2012 awards program
October 28, 2011 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Renee Tambeau of Museum of New Mexico Press and Lynn Baca of SAR Press on how to survive in today's market
September 23, 2011 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Don Bullis about the NM Centennial and books
June 24, 2011 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Francoise Paheau, new owner of Garcia Street Books in Santa Fe
May 27, 2011 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Anne Hillerman and Jean Schaumberg on the Tony Hillerman Workshop and the Hillerman Prize
April 22, 2011 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting, Pitch Your Book!
March 25, 2011 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with John Byram, Director of UNM Press
February 25, 2011 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with the new owners of Bookworks
January 28, 2011 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with 2011 New Mexico Book Awards
November 19, 2010 -- Annual NM Book Awards Banquet
October 22, 2010 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Elizabeth Anker of Alamosa Books
September 17, 2010 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting with Carla Aragon and Jill Lane on Alternative Marketing Ideas
July 1, 2010 -- Deadline to Enter 2010 NM Book Awards
June 25, 2010 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting -- Twitter and Facebook with Dave DeWitt and Emily DeWitt-Cisneros
June 4-5, 2010 -- 6th Annual Chama Book Fair
May 28, 2010 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting -- Author Tips for Success -- Author Panel with Don Bullis, and Nasario Garcia
April 23, 2010 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting -- Ask Anything About Publishing -- Publishers Panel with Hank Bruce, Geoff Habinger, Zelda Gatuskin
April 7-9, 2010 -- NM Library Convention, Ruidoso
March 30, 2010 -- Deadline to Enter VOICES OF NM Project
March 19, 2010 -- Monthly Co-op Meeting -- Book covers with Rex Barron and Ruthie Francis
December 11, 2009 -- NM Book Co-op Holiday Party
November 20, 2009 -- NM Book Awards Banquet
November 7, 2009 -- Book Fair in Rio Rancho -- New Mexico Authors and Artists for Literacy
October 23, 2009 -- Jan Zimmermann on Web Marketing 2.0 for Authors
September 18, 2009 -- Selling Books Outside the Bookstore Box
June 27, 2009 -- Meet the Authors Benefit for Title One Outreach at Cathedral of St. John
June 26, 2009 -- Pitch Your Book
May 22, 2009 -- Paul Rhetts on Book Publishing A to Z; What’s All This Talk About Pay to Play and POD?
April 17, 2009 -- John Stafford, New Mexico Museum Foundation Stores
March 27, 2009 -- Sabra Steinsiek and Barbe Awalt on Book Reviewer Panel
February 20, 2009 -- Southwest Writers Group with Larry Greenly
January 23, 2009 -- 2008 NM Book Awards-What We Learned & Announcement of 2009 Program; Tym Burkey, Best of Show winner, special guest
December 5, 2008 -- Book Coop Holiday Party
Friday, November 21, 2008 -- New Mexico Book Awards Banquet and Announcement of Winners
October 17, 2008 -- Christina Westbrook, executive producer for Good Day New Mexico (KOB-TV-4)
September 26, 2008 -- Anne Hillerman and Jean Schaumberg on the Hillerman Mystery Writers Conference and the WordHarvest Writers Workshop
August 30-Sept. 1, 2008 -- Grand Opening of Flying Star Cafe in Bernalillo and Book Store
July 11-13, 2008 -- Lavender in the Village Book Display, Los Ranchos, NM
June 27, 2008 -- Publishing A to Z with Ruthe Francis and Paul Rhetts
June 6-8, 2008 -- Chama Book Fair
May 23, 2008 -- Digital Publishing on Demand with Waleed Ashoo of LithExcel
May 10, 2008 --Mother's DayBook Fair in Eldorado
April 18, 2008 -- Sandy Cline on What I Have Learned about Selling and Marketing My Book
March 28, 2008 -- Alternative Locations for Signings & Sales with David Corwell, Sabra Brown Steinsiek, Jerry Davis, Lela Belle Wolfert, and Jill Lane
March 8, 2008 -- Meet the Author Book Fair at Holy Ghost Library
February 22, 2008 -- Libraries and Book Acquisition with Judy Gibbon, Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library Advisory Board, Susan Oberlander, Director, New Mexico State Library, and Deimosa Webber-Bey, Youth Services Librarian, Rio Rancho Public Library
January 25, 2008 -- What We Have Learned from the NM Book Awards with Ruthie Francis, Barbe Awalt and Paul Rhetts
December 8, 2007 -- 1st Annual Holiday Book & Craft Fair at St. Johns Cathedral
November 16, 2007 -- What Sells!!! with Derek Buschmann of Borders
October 19, 2007 -- What I as a Writer from becoming a Publisher with Harry Willson of Amador Publishing
September 21, 2007 -- Weekly Alibi and Books with Stephen RobertAllen
August 24, 2007 -- Publishing A to Z Part I with Ruthie Francis and Paul Rhetts
June 22, 2007 -- Creative Book Marketing Ideas with John Kremer
May 25, 2007 -- Seling Your Books Outside the Bookstore
April 20, 2007 -- Books and POSH NM Magazine
March 23, 2007 -- How to Market Your Book Online with Jan Zimmerman
February 23, 2007 -- Books and Barnes & Noble with Sandra Williams
January 19, 2007 -- Publishers Roundtable
November 17, 2006 -- Getting Books into Rio Rancho Public Library with Daria Labinskyr
October 27, 2006 -- Jonathan Miller and selling your book
September 22, 2006 -- Books at Bookworks with Nancy Rutland
August 25, 2006 -- Copyright Law and Books with Sherri Burr
June 23, 2006 -- Getting Books into Borders with Derek Buschman and Judy Dwyer
May 26, 2006 -- Getting Publciity for your book on Radio with Larry Ahrens
April 28, 2006 -- Books and Albuquerque the Magazine with Larryl Lynch and Lexi Petronis
March 31, 2006 -- Book Marketing Roundtable
February 24, 2006 -- Printers Roundtable
January 20, 2006 -- Your Books and the NM State Library with Richard Akeroyd and Robert Upton