Novel a Finalist Nomination in 2 Categories

“The Fall and Rise of Champagne Sanchez” has been nominated, by the New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards as “Best First Book” and as “Best Fiction (‘other’ subGenre).

2017 New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards Finalists

Friend of New Mexico Books: Jill Lane, Executive Director, Albuquerque International Balloon Museum Foundation and author

New Mexico Literary Award: Art & Janet Brennan, Casa de Snapdragon and authors

Rudy Miera

The Fall and Rise of Champagne Sanchez

Floricanto Press


Winners will be announced at the Book Awards banquet which will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017
at Tanoan Country Club in Albuquerque. Reservations for the banquet can be made on the website.