The second annual Los Alamos Book Fair is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 25 at Fuller Lodge and will feature authors, publishers and many talks.
Among the talks at 1 p.m. is Books 101 by Barbe Awalt, It is a crash course on some of the best tips, trends and hints from the New Mexico Book Co-op.
This is a chance for book people in the Los Alamos area to understand ebooks, agents, different publishers, getting in book stores, the publishing timeline, covers, competitions and so much more.
The talk is free and open to the public.
Awalt is co-founder of the New Mexico Book Co-op with more than 1,500 members and the NM & AZ Book Awards open now. She is co-owner of LPD Press/Rio Grand Books in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, the largest independent book publisher in New Mexico.
LPD Press/Rio Grande Books has won many awards including: the Eric Hoffer Award, NM Press and National Press Women Awards, Nautilus Awards, New Mexico Historical Society book awards, Ippy Awards, and NM & AZ Book Awards. Awalt recently released her 16th book, Don’t Touch This Book for children.
The Los Alamos Book Fair is an opportunity to speak with authors and publishers. There will be books to buy and one of the many features will be heavily discounted books prices.
Direct questions to Paul Rhetts at LPDPress@q,com or 505.344.9382.