Monday, September 26, 2016

New Mexico-Arizona Book Award Finalists


Book Award Finalists Announced

The finalists in the 2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards have been announced. the list is posted on the Book Co-op website at CLICK HERE
The winners will be announced at the awards banquet on November 18.


The 2016 Awards Banquet will be held on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Tanoan Country Club, located at 10801 Academy Road NE, Albuquerque.

University of New Mexico honoring Rudolfo Anaya with lecture

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico will pay homage this week to acclaimed Mexican-American novelist Rudolfo Anaya, who was recently awarded the National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama.

President Barack Obama shakes hands with author, Rudolfo Anaya after presenting him with the 2015 National Humanities Medal during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)The lecture was created through a donation from the Pastura, New Mexico-born author who also founded the school’s creative writing program.
Novelist and poet Rigoberto Gonzalez is scheduled to speak Thursday at an event that is part of the Rudolfo and Patricia Anaya Lecture on the Literature of the Southwest. Anaya’s novel “Bless Me, Ultima” was made into a movie in 2013 and an opera based on the book is in the works.
Gonzalez said he is honored to speak at the Anaya lecture, especially since Anaya mentored him as a young writer.  Read more from the Albuquerque Journal

Friday, September 16, 2016

Rudolfo Anaya "La Bloga"

Interview with Rudolfo Anaya. Mid-day Floricanto.
Union Floricanto. On-line Floricanto.  La Bloga

Interview with Rudolfo Anaya: The Old Man’s Love Story and The Sorrows of Young Alfonso.
Michael Sedano, Rudolfo Anaya, Jesús Treviño, Oso

Rudolfo Anaya to receive National Humanities Medal

Rudolfo AnayaProfessor Emeritus to receive National Humanities Medal from President Obama

Called the ‘Dean of Chicano writers’, University of New Mexico Professor Emeritus and author Rudolfo Anaya is being honored by President Barack Obama as one of 12 recipients of the 2015 National Humanities Medal. Anaya... read more

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Remember the Holocaust

Before Zozobra, a moment to remember the Holocaust - from the Santa Fe New Mexican