Albuquerque
Serving the Children of the World
News
Anne Hillerman to Highlight Mtg Dec. 12
12/11/2017
news image

From facts to fiction: How I became a mystery writer

             ...

more
Prime Rib Buffet at Furr's Cafeteria Dec. 11
11/30/2017
news image

Let your urges run wild at Furr's Cafeteria on Monday evening Dec. 11 from...

more
T-Day Gift Baskets Make a Big Difference for Manzano Mesa Elementary Families
11/22/2017
news image

The Manzano Mesa K Kids, lead by school Advisor Valerie Holton, collected food...

more
K Kids Selling Luminarias Through 14 - All Proceeds Used for Donations
11/20/2017
news image

Order forms for luminarias priced at $12/dozen will be at hand during the next...

more
Members Meet at Fuddruckers to Support Abq Reads
11/16/2017
news image

More than a dozen members dined large at Fuddruckers Coronado last month, when...

more
NEW SERVICE LEADERSHIP TAB WILL HIGHLIGHT NEWS FROM OUR YOUTH PROGRAMS
10/12/2017
news image

Make the Service Leadership tab (Left Menu Bar) a regular stop as you click...

more
2017 Charitable Review Committee Awards $13,850 to 7 Great Causes
09/24/2017

2017 Charitable review committee final determination

1) New Mexico Museum of...

more

 

Speaker Chair - Steve Schroeder

Tuesday December 12 - Anne Hillerman, Author 

              Anne Hillerman, the eldest of best-selling mystery author Tony Hillerman's six children, grew up in Santa Fe and Albuquerque surrounded by stories and beautiful landscapes. Her first novel, Spider Woman's Daughter, debuted at number ten on the New York Times best seller list. Her second book in the new series, Rock with Wings, and also made the NYT list and was recently released in paperback. Both are a mysteries in the tradition of her father's Navajo books. Her third novel, Song of the Lion, also a New York Times best seller, was released in April of 2017 and has been nominated for a Spur Award. The fourth installment in the reinvigorated series is due for release in April 2018.

              Anne is a founding director of the Santa Fe-based WORDHARVEST Writers Workshops and helped create the Tony Hillerman Prize for best first mystery awarded annually by St. Martin's Press. Before turning to fiction, she wrote seven non-fiction books including Tony Hillerman’s Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn, Gardens of Santa Fe and the recipe book and restaurant guide Santa Fe Flavors. In 2012, she was named one of New Mexico's Remarkable Women.

              Anne's work has been honored with the Spur Award, the Mountains and Plains Book Award, two Best of Santa Fe awards and as Best Novel and Best Book, 2014 in the New Mexico/Arizona book awards. Her first novel was a finalist for the Dilys Award, an honor bestowed by the Mystery Booksellers of America for the books they most enjoy sharing with customers. Rock With Wings is a nominee for the Mountain and Plains booksellers Best of the West Award. The New Mexico Chapter of Women in the Arts recognized Hillerman as an “Outstanding Woman Author.”

 

Tuesday December 19 - Holiday Party at

Embassy Suites. Ugly sweaters will be critically judged !

 

Tuesday December 26 - No Meeting !

 

Tuesday January 2 - TBD