2017 aM AUTHOR FESTIVAL
Albuquerque Museum Presents the second annual book event showcasing local writing talent
November 11, 2017 • 10a.m.— 4p.m.
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.
aM AUTHOR FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
PANEL DISCUSSION LED BY JOSEPH BADAL-1:00 PM:
"Your Path from Writer to Author" Panelists: Steve Brewer, Don Bullis, Joseph Badal and Steve Havill
10:00 am Nasario Garcia – My New Mexican Rural Roots: A Source of Literary Inspiration
11:00 am Nancy Owen Lewis – Dogs for Defense: Recruiting Pets During WWII
12:00 David Morrell – On a Victorian Train No One Could Hear You Scream. My Victorian Mystery/Thrillers
1:00 pm Panel Discussion – Your Path from Writer to Author
2:00 pm Paula Paul - The Ten Commandments for Writers
3:00 pm Writing Contest Award Ceremony for best unpublished works of Fiction and Non-Fiction featuring the David Morrell Prize for Fiction and Lesley Poling-Kempes Prize for Non-Fiction.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
|Sue Boggio & Mare Pearl||Novel|
|Janet Brennan||Historical Fiction|
|Rani Divine||Science Fiction/Fantasy|
|Nasario Garcia||Children’s/New Mexico|
|Steve Havill||Southwestern Mystery|
|Betsy James||Science Fiction/Fantasy|
|Nancy Owen Lewis||Non-Fiction|
|Jane Lindskold||Science Fiction/Fantasy|
|Paula Paul||Mystery/Literary Fiction|
|James Tritten||Corrales Writing Group|
|Neecy Twinem||Children’s Books|
|Ross Van Dusen||Children’s Books|
|Robert E. Vardeman||Sci-Fi/Mystery/Western|