New Mexico Book Co-op

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New Mexico Book Co-op

Voices of New Mexico II

Rio Grande Books in collaboration with the New Mexico Book Co-op will publish a 2nd volume in the Voices of New Mexico series and is soliciting essays or poetry emphasizing the people of New Mexico – past and present. Essays or poems must be 2500 words or smaller. They must be electronically available and can be entered electronically or by snail mail - CD disk or flash drive. Fee to enter is $10.

1. Entries accepted August 1, 2012 to November 1, 2012.
2. Any person may be the subject of the essay or poem – past or present. Person featured must be a New Mexican at some point in their life.
3. A picture or pictures (or art) of the person would be helpful and could be used but not necessary. Photos must be copyright free. Please do not send original photos.
4. Entrants do not have to be New Mexican.
5. LPD Press/Rio Grande Books (panel) will select winners and entry implies permission to use essays/photos/poem to promote the book.
6. Winners will be notified by email after January 1, 2013.
7. Voices II will be released at the Southwest Book Fiesta, May 10 -12 2013, at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
8. The Co-op reserves the right to cancel the project if not enough entries are received and fee will be refunded.
9. Winners will receive two FREE books and can buy additional books at 45% off (bookstore price).
10. Winners will be asked to participate in book signings.
11. Any entry must be original and not printed in any publication.

Entry Form

1. Name
2. Address
3. Phone
4. Email
5. Fee enclosed $10 per entry.
6. Short bio of the author.
7. Any art or photo of the subject. (DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS)
8. The essay or poem.

Entries can be mailed to: LPD Press/Rio Grande Books, 925 Salamanca NW, Los Ranchos, NM 87107 or