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
WORLD BOOK NIGHT IS APRIL 23
World Book Night is April 23! 48 people signed up as givers, and your books are ready to pick up! Bookworks hosts a givers' reception April 24, at 7pm.
APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH
In April, poetry is a focus of Bookworks events. Denver 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.
HISTORIAN NATHANIEL PHILBRICK ON BUNKER HILL
May 1, 7pm: Popular historian Nathaniel Philbrick visits Bookworks upon the new paperback release of his book Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution.
FUNDRAISER 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 ABQ Public Library Foundation to host world-famous authors Diana Gabaldon and George RR Martin at the historic KiMo Theater for the launch of a new literary series, A Word with Writers. Tickets are $7 general admission & $20 for priority seating and signing. Tickets and are available at the KiMo box office or online. Albuquerque reggae band & Game of Thrones fans, Reviva, will play. Each attendee is allowed 2 books for signing, one new and one previously purchased.
May 13, 7pm: Mark Parsons, author of the new Road Rash & Wendy Van Draanen, author of the Sammy Keyes books, are a husband-and-wife writing and promoting team. They are traveling across the U.S. in their colorful mini-van, stopping to visit May 13. Join us!
LONGMIRE AUTHOR CRAIG JOHNSON VISITS
May 14, 7pm:Craig Johnson, author of the popular book-turned-TV series, Longmire, visits Bookworks for the launch of a new Walt Longmire novel, Any Other Name. Free event!
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.