Second annual book event showcases local writing talent

The finest of the New Mexico writers' scene will gather at Albuquerque Museum to share their experiences, sell merchandise, 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.

2017 Writing Contests

We are looking for your best unpublished works of Fiction and Non-Fiction. Submit a piece you are currently working on or polish a finished piece. The contests are open to all New Mexico residents. Submission Deadline: August 31, 2017. Download guidelines and more information here.

About the 2017 Author Festival

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

2017 Participating Authors

Joseph Badal, Sue Boggio & Mare Pearl, Janet Brennan, Steve Brewer, Don Bullis, Rani Divine, Ashley Gallegos, Nasario Garcia, Melody Groves, Steve Havill, Betsy James, Robert Kidera, Nancy Owen Lewis, Jane Lindskold, Rory McClanahan, David Morrell, Ana Pacheco, Paula Paul, Gail Rubin, Margaret Tessler, James Tritten, Neecy Twinem, Ross Van Dusen, Robert E. Vardeman, Patricia Wood.

The Author Festival is sponsored by