BOOKWORKS is located at 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, in Albuquerque's North Valley, north of Griegos, in the Shops on Rio Grande, next door to Flying Star.
HOURS: M-Sat: 9am-9pm; Sun: 9am-7pm
CONTACT: 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107 or 505-344-8139. Staff directory
THE SCIENCE OF SKINNY
January 21, 7pm: Dee McCaffrey helps with your New Year's diet.
POETRY SAVES LIVES
January 24, 3pm: Albuquerque poets Zach Kluckman and Katrina Guarascio and contributing poets to the new Swimming with Elephants Publications books, Trigger Warning: How Poetry Saved My Life and Light as a Feather anthologies perform their work.
YOUTH WRITING WORKSHOP
January 26, 6:30pm:The works of writers between the ages of 4 and 18 will be featured. Teachers and parents are encouraged to email Children's Book Specialist Connie Griffin at email@example.com for more information. We will have a sign up sheet at 6pm for writers to save his or her space on the program. Fiction, non fiction, prose and poetry are all welcome. Come celebrate youth writing with us!
NOVELIST DEBUTS BUZZ WORTHY NOVEL
January 30, 7pm: Debut novelist Rebecca Scherm's debut novel, Unbecoming has already been named one of the best books of 2015. An art heist and thriller that is psychologically nuanced, Unbecoming, takes up the making of a femme fatale—this time, from a woman’s point of view.
February 1, 3pm: Albuquerque artist Juliana Coles talks about journaling and presents her work, including a new book Ghost Pirate: The Legend of Juana La Loca and some visual journaling assignments.
February 17, 7pm: Catherine Dowling is one of the leading writers in the field of breathwork psychotherapy. She visits Bookworks with a new Llewellyn Publications. Please join us for this free, enlightening event!
FIRE SEASON AUTHOR RECOUNTS FAMILY TRAGEDY IN NEW MEMOIR
February 19, 7pm: Silver City author Philip Connors visits Bookworks to talk about hew new memoir from W.W. Norton, All the Wrong Places, the follow-up to his award-winning book, Fire Season, and an exploration of the family tragedy that drove him to leaving a life in New York City for the fire towers of New Mexico.
INDIE FAVORITE GABRIELLE ZEVIN VISITS BOOKWORKS
February 25, 7pm: Gabrielle Zevin, author of the indie favorite, The Storied Life of AJ Fikry, visits Bookworks to read from the book, to be released in paperback. The novel tells the story of Fikry, owner of Island Books, in Zevin's love letter to the world of books.
ART ROCKER KIM GORDON VISITS
March 1, 7pm: Kim Gordon--musician, artist, and fashionista--launches a new memoir of her time growing up in California and as the female lead of Sonic Youth. Gordon will be in conversation with Weekly Alibi editor Samantha Carrillo at the UNM Student Union Ballrooms B&C. The event is co-sponsored by the UNM English Department's Creative Writing Program. Tickets are $27.99 and include a signed hardcover and the option to add one $5 guest ticket.
POPULAR NOVELIST LISA SEE READS FROM CHINA DOLLS
March 10, 7pm: Lisa See reads from her newest novel, China Dolls, on paperback tour. Set in 1938, China Dolls is about three girls who find themselves competing at an audition for showgirl roles at Forbidden City, an exclusive “oriental” nightclub in San Francisco.
BOOKWORKS COLLECTS DONATIONS FOR BLACKOUT THEATER'S WRINKLE WRITING
Bookworks is collecting donations for Blackout Theater's "Wrinkle Writing" in Albuquerque Public Schools. The program teaches school children the joys of writing, reading, and performing culminating in a free public performance at the African American Performing Arts Center in May 2015. Donations of $1 or a greater amount are appreciated and can be bought at our register.