Month: February 2012

Zia Award Recognizes Three Outstanding Children’s Book Authors

Three outstanding New Mexico women writers will be honored for their work in children’s literature on Saturday, April 9, at 12:15 p.m. at the Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces. The 2011 Zia Book Award recognizes Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw for “My…

NMPW 2011 Communications Contest Winners

Last Name First Town Category Placement Extra Info Aboytes Iris Albuquerque 46 First Aboytes Iris Albuquerque 7C Second Aboytes Iris Albuquerque 8B HM Aboytes Iris Albuquerque 9D First Aboytes Iris Albuquerque 9E First Berner R. Thomas Santa Fe 81 First…

Nonfiction book entries sought for N.M. women writers contest

An outstanding New Mexican writer will be honored for her work in nonfiction next spring when her book receives the prestigious Zia Award. New Mexican women writers are invited to submit their books for consideration for the award, given each…

2012 NMPW Communication Contest Lowers Entry Fees

2012 New Mexico Press Women Communication Contest Entries must be postmarked by Jan. 9, 2012 Cost: Members, $15 for the first entry, $10 each additional entry; nonmembers, $20 for the first entry, $10 each additional entry Entry form (doc) Entry…

NMPW Offers Scholarships in Journalism & Communication

Application deadline Friday, March 23 New Mexico Press Women invites students to apply for three higher education scholarships offered this year, open to students regardless of gender. Main criteria for the awards are career potential and financial need, although scholastic…