Albuquerque NM Chapter
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The Albuquerque NM Croak & Dagger chapter of Sisters in Crime welcomes mystery fans who enjoy felonious fun, absolutely criminal companionship and sensational speakers. Unless otherwise noted, programs are free and open to the public.
Meeting Location

North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
7521 Carmel Avenue NE
Albuquerque, NM
(click for Google Map)

Classroom 6 on the second floor, accessible by stairs or elevator

Meetings begin at 7pm

4th Tuesday each month:

August 22
September 26
October 24
November 28
No December Meeting
On Deck:

  • September 26: Mike Langner, radio host and Radio Frequencies (RF) expert
Tuesday August 22 - Joanne Bodin
Joanne Bodin is a retired teacher of the gifted in New Mexico. She received her Ph.D. in Curriculum Instruction and Multi-Cultural Teacher Education.

Joanne's second novel, Orchid of the Night, is a dark psychological thriller about a man running from his troubled past.

Her first novel, Walking Fish, is a quirky story with a cast of characters who, like the walking fish, need to find ways to adapt in order to survive.

WALKING FISH WON in gay/lesbian fiction for:
  • a FINALIST in the Best New Book category
  • the 2011 New Mexico Book Awards
  • a FINALIST in three other categories
Her book of poetry, PIGGYBACKED, is a tribute to her late grandfather, also a poet. His poems (translated from Yiddish) appear in her book. PIGGYBACKED was a FINALIST in the 2012 New Mexico Book Awards in Poetry.
Saturday, November 4 - Local Author Fair

Albuquerque and Bernalillo County Public Library is hosting a local author fair this November. They are currently looking for authors who would like to participate. When and where:

Saturday November 4
1:00 – 4:00  p.m.
Central & Unser Library -  8081 Central Avenue NW 87121

All published and self-published authors (fiction, nonfiction, local history, young adult and children’s books) from the area are eligible to apply, with priority given to Albuquerque Bernalillo County residents. Authors can promote their published work(s), meet with members of the local community, interact with other writers, and sign and sell copies of their books during the event.

Each author will be provided with a table and two chairs. Authors are responsible for creating their own display, processing their own sales and making change for purchases.

To apply, complete the application (click here) and deliver it to the public library by September 1, 2017.

Space is limited.  Library staff will review applications and notify selected participants by September 30, 2017. Review of applications will be based on date of submission and a good representation of genres for the Fair.