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New Mexico Book Association Announces the SWBDA 2016 Awards

Friday, January 8, 2016   (0 Comments)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Santa Fe, NM - January 8, 2016) -- The Southwest Book Design and Production Awards are open to Publishers, Book Designers, and Authors in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah and West Texas.

This is the seventh year that these coveted recognitions reward excellence and creativity in book design and production and have been awarded to the publishers and creators of a number of outstanding books produced during the last year. Judges are experienced book professionals and vetted volunteers for the purpose of judging these submissions. SWBDA Coordinator and founder Jim Mafchir and NMBA President Karen Villanueva will announce the winners at the SWBDA Awards Gala in late June, 2016 (Date TBA) and winners and finalists will be notified well in advance. Categories follow:

  • TRADE BOOK FICTION NON-ILLUSTRATED
  • TRADE BOOK FICTION ILLUSTRATED
  • ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY
  • SCHOLARLY AND TECHNICAL
  • GUIDES AND TRAVEL BOOKS
  • GIFT BOOKS
  • POETRY
  • CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULT
  • BODY, MIND, SPIRIT
  • GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • COVER AND JACKET DESIGN
  • PRESIDENTS CHOICE: a personal choice selected from all entries
  • JIM MAFCHIR’S CHOICE: a personal choice made from all entries by SWBD&P awards founder

More information will be posted at nmbookassociation.org.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
New Mexico Book Association, 505-660-6357, admin@nmbook.org


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