New Mexico Book Association (NMBA) is the only statewide nonprofit serving all book professionals. We are passionate book people who have come together through our common interests to preserve, protect, and promote the book in all its forms. Our members include book creators, writers, editors, publishers, illustrators, librarians, booksellers, book designers, typesetters, printers, literacy advocates, agents, reviewers, and avid readers.
Founded in 1994, NMBA has been recognized as one of the country’s most active book associations. Our many services include professional development workshops, our Libro newsletter, monthly networking luncheons, New Mexico's Book World (a resource guide to the NM book community), a monthly online events calendar, opportunities to show and sell books at major book festivals and trade shows, and more. Please explore this site to see all that we do!
This Year's Book Design Winners
The New Mexico Book Association is proud to announce the winners in this year's Southwest Book Design & Production Awards for Excellence. These awards recognize creativity and quality in book design and distinction in production. The awards help raise the bar and set standards of book excellence throughout the Southwest.
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Holiday Fiesta CANCELLEDHoliday Fiesta CANCELLED We're so sorry, but due to icy and unsafe weather conditions, with more snow to come, we have postponed the event planned for this evening until an upcoming date in January, TBA. We're sure you'd rather stay home tonight with your cup of hot chocolate… Read More +
Holiday Fiesta 2013!Don't delay! You won't want to miss it... MAKE YOUR RESERVATION NOW! Reply to this email, or call the office at 505 660-6357 $15 per person, pay at the door Thursday, December 5, 2013, 5:30-7:30 pm, at The Lodge at Santa Fe Enjoy FESTIVE CONVERSATION with friends and colleagues… Read More +
Holiday Fiesta 2013! and other newsThursday, December 5, 2013, 5:30-7:30 pm, at The Lodge at Santa Fe FESTIVE CONVERSATION, wonderful food, and award presentations await members and guests on Thursday, December 5 at the Annual NMBA Holiday Fiesta. Come up to The Lodge at Santa Fe at 5:30 pm at 750 North St. Francis… Read More +
November NewsOur annual Holiday Fiesta will be held December 5 at the Lodge of Santa Fe. Please see Libro for details. Make your reservation now by replying to this email or leaving a message at 505 660-6357. We look forward to seeing you there!! Other news... NMBA's Office administrator, Stephanie, will… Read More +
Upcoming Events: PubWest, IAIA, Corrales & MorePubwest 2013 is just two weeks away. The PubWest Conference is considered the best conference in book publishing—and this year, the Conference will be held Nov. 9-11 at La Fonda! NMBA members receive $100 discount. Board members Richard Polese and Jim Mafchir will be honored at this event! Visit www.pubwest.org/conference for… Read More +