Second Annual National Poetry Month Celebration

Monday, April 1, 2024 - 6:00pm

Join us and some of your favorite local poets for Bookworks’ Second Annual National Poetry Month Celebration!

We are thrilled once again to celebrate National Poetry Month with a reading and signing on Monday, April 1st at 6pm, featuring six local poets, in collaboration with UNM Press.

We will be featuring the new poetry anthology, Open-Hearted Horizon: An Albuquerque Poetry Anthology, edited by Valerie Martinez and Dr. Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez, as well as celebrating the release of Mary Oishi's new poetry collection, Sidewalk Cruiseship.

Mary Oishi, Albuquerque Poet Laureate, 2020 - 2022

Anna C. Martinez, Current Albuquerque Poet Laureate, 2022 - 2024

Michelle Otero, Albuquerque Poet Laureate, 2018 - 2020

V.B. Price, Multi-Award Winning Poet

Hakim Bellamy, Inaugural Albuquerque Poet Laureate, 2012 - 2014

Valerie Martinez, Santa Fe Poet Laureate, 2008 - 2010

Our MC for the evening will be Dr. Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez, Arts & Culture Director for the City of Albuquerque.

Books by all the wonderful poets in attendance will be available at the event, or may be purchased below.

 

Event address: 
4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Open-Hearted Horizon: An Albuquerque Poetry Anthology By Valerie Martínez (Editor), Shelle VanEtten de Sánchez (Editor) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780826366214
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of New Mexico Press - February 15th, 2024

Sidewalk Cruiseship: Poems By Mary Oishi Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780826366238
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of New Mexico Press - April 1st, 2024

One Albuquerque, One Hundred Poets By Mary Oishi (Editor) Cover Image
By Mary Oishi (Editor)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781737197614
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Albuquerque Public Library Foundation - November 15th, 2022

Pura Puta: a poetic memoir By Anna C. Martinez Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781956375039
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Casa Urraca Press - June 7th, 2022

Vessels: A Memoir of Borders By Michelle Otero Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781953447869
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flowersong Press - March 13th, 2023

Bosque: Poems By Michelle Otero Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780826362698
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of New Mexico Press - February 15th, 2021

Lucretius and the Logic of Venus By V. B. Price Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781956375121
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Casa Urraca Press - January 24th, 2023

Polishing the Mountain, or Catching Balance Just in Time: Selected Poems 2008-2020 By V. B. Price Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781735151687
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Casa Urraca Press - December 1st, 2021

Commissions Y Corridos: Poems By Hakim Bellamy Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780826363176
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of New Mexico Press - August 15th, 2021

Count (Camino del Sol ) By Valerie Martínez Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780816542192
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Arizona Press - August 31st, 2021

And They Called It Horizon, Santa Fe Poems By Valerie Martinez, Valerie Martnez Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780865347908
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sunstone Press - November 1st, 2010