UNM Press’ 90th Birthday Party!
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About the Event
This year, the University of New Mexico Press celebrates ninety years as the publisher of New Mexico. To recognize this milestone, UNM Press and Collected Works will host three Press authors and Press Director Stephen Hull for a discussion of the manuscript submission and editorial review process at the Press, with insights on the future of book publishing and the Press’s next ninety years.
Ashley M. Biggers is a travel journalist who has contributed to many magazines, including New Mexico Magazine and the Santa Fean. She is the author of Eco-Travel New Mexico: 86 Natural Destinations, Green Hotels, and Sustainable Adventures, winner of the bronze Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition Award in the guidebook category. Born and raised in New Mexico, Biggers lives in Albuquerque.
Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez is the author of One Day I’ll Tell You the Things I’ve Seen: Stories, Algún día te cuento las cosas que he visto, Luego el silencio, and En el Lost ‘n’ Found. His writing has also been published in anthologies, including most recently Malos elementos Relatos sobre la corrupción social in 2012. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of New Mexico.
Jack Loeffler is an aural historian, environmentalist, writer, radio producer, and sound-collage artist. He is the author or editor of many books, including Headed into the Wind: A Memoir, Thinking Like a Watershed: Voices from the West, and Adventures with Ed: A Portrait of Abbey. Loeffler lives in Santa Fe.
Jim Kristofic is the author of Medicine Women: The Story of the First Native American Nursing School. He grew up on the Navajo Reservation in northeastern Arizona, and has worked on and off the “Rez” for more than ten years as a river guide, journalist, ranch hand, National Park ranger, and oral historian. He has written for The Navajo Times, Arizona Highways, Native Peoples Magazine, and High Country News.