BOOKWORKS is located at 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, in Albuquerque's North Valley, north of Griegos, in the Flying Star Plaza.
HOURS: M-Sat: 9am-9pm; Sun: 9am-7pm
CONTACT: 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107 or 505-344-8139. Staff directory
PIE BAKER EXTRAORDINAIRE VISITS BOOKWORKS
April 18, 7pm: Former pie-baker-for-the-stars turned on-the-road pie baker and author Beth Howard visits Bookworks with--you guessed it--pie. And lots of new recipes from her new book, Ms. American Pie. Free and open to the public.
APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH
In April, poetry will be a focus of events at Bookworks. Denver performance poet Ken Arkind performs April 26. Albuquerque poet Carlos Contreras performs April 29 from his new West End Press book Time Served. On April 27, Rennie Golden, Mitch Reyes, and Ann Hunkins read poetry. Check out the calendar for all poetry events.
FUNDAISER WITH ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK AUTHOR PIPER KERMAN
May 8, 7pm: Orange is the New Black author Piper Kerman visits Albuquerque for a fundraiser for the New Mexico Women's Justice Project. In partnership with UNM's Women's Resource Center, this event will be held at UNM's Woodward Hall and $5 donation will be required at the door. Books will be available for sale and signing onsite and in advance at Bookworks.
BOOKWORKS LAUNCHES LITERARY SERIES
May 10, 7pm: Bookworks partners with the Albuquerque Library Foundation to host internationally acclaimed authors Diana Gabaldon and George RR Martin at the historic KiMo Theater for the inauguration of a new literary series, A Word with Writers. Tickets are $7 for general seating, $20 for priority, and are available at KiMo's box office and online here. Albuquerque reggae band & Game of Thrones fans, Reviva, will play prior to the show. Each attendee is allowed 1 outside book for signing, and 2 total.
WORLD BOOK NIGHT IS APRIL 23
World Book Night happens April 23, and 48 people in Albuquerque signed up to give away books with Bookworks as their source. We are happy to honor the givers at a reception April 24, 7pm at the store, with special entertainment to be announced. Books are available for pick-up!
LONGMIRE AUTHOR CRAIG JOHNSON VISITS
May 14, 7pm:The author of the popular novels-turned-TV series, Longmire, Craig Johnson, visits Bookworks for the launch of his new Walt Longmire novel, Any Other Name. Free and open to the public.
WHO WAS BOOK VOTING
Until June 1, 2014:Vote for who will be the subject of Penguin's next book in the "Who Was" series. Vote for your favorite figure at Bookworks until June 1. The winner of the bookstore & online voting will become the next Who Was book in June 2015. Check out the Who Was website for more information.