Joanne Bodin, Orchid of the Night

Please join us for a Reader's Theater and book launch for Joanne Bodin's new novel, Orchid of the Night!

Book launch for Joanne Bodin's second novel, Orchid of the Night. This dark psychological thriller is about a man running from his troubled past who finds solace in the gay sanctuary of Ixtlan.  Inspired by true events, the story delves into the secrets and lies of both gay and straight lives of the two protagonists, each with their own abuses and duplicities.  Refreshments, orchids, a special performance, and more.

Joanne Bodin Ph.D., is an award-winning author, poet, and retired educator. Her book of poetry, Piggybacked, was a finalist in the New Mexico Book Awards. Her novel, Walking Fish, won the  New Mexico Book Award and the International Book Award  in gay/lesbian fiction.  She is past vice president of the New Mexico State Poetry Society, and is on the boards of Southwest Writers and  the New Mexico Orchid Guild.  Her poetry has appeared in numerous publications including: The RagLa Llorona Poetry Anthology, Fixed and Free Poetry Anthology I & II, Desert Sun Runner, Voices of New Mexico Too, More Voices of New Mexico, JB Stillwater Magazine, NMSPS Albuquerque Chapter Poetry Anthology, Zingara Poetry Pics,  New Mexico Mercury, Malpais Review Vol. 5, Malpais Review Vol. 6, The Poeming Pigeon,  The Storyteller's Anthology, The Yes Book, Glitterwolf Magazine, Jesbians, and Adobe Walls 5. Her new novel, Orchid of the Night, is a dark psychological thriller about a man running from his troubled past who finds solace in the gay sanctuary of Ixtlan. See her website at www.joannebodin.com

Event date: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
Event address: 
Bookworks
4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Orchid of the Night Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781940769646
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mercury Heartlink - February 2nd, 2017

Walking Fish Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781432761981
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Outskirts Press - September 29th, 2010

Piggybacked: Poems Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780982730386
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mercury Heartlink - August 17th, 2011