The New Mexico Book Awards
Annual awards presented by the New Mexico Book Co-op
to recognize the best works from New Mexico and Arizona.
A wide range of publishers, bookstores, businesses, organizations, and individuals sponsor the Awards, including the:
- Albuquerque / Bernalillo County Library System
- Friends for the Library
- CNM Libraries
- Santa Fe Public Library
- New Mexico Library Foundation
- New Mexico State Library
Click on the tabs above to find the winners for each year, with links through to titles in the ABCLS collection.
The All years, by category tab shows you all of the winners within each category.
The "Best of Show", "Best New Mexico Book", and "Technical Awards" tabs take you to those categories.
Categories have been added, combined, or divided over the history of the Awards
In some years there may be no award granted in a category
More than one title may be awarded within a category for that year
Any book by an author or publisher in Arizona or New Mexico is eligible as well as any book about Arizona or New Mexico; any book may be entered in more than one category. Books that have won in a category in a previous New Mexico Book Award Program are not eligible for re-submission.