Thomas Branigan Memorial Library (TBML) will present a book talk via Zoom with guest author Maida Tilchen at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10. Tilchen is the author of the historical novels “Land Beyond Maps” and “She’s Gone Santa Fe.”
“Land Beyond Maps,” Tilchen’s first novel, was a Lambda Literary Foundation “Lammy” finalist and won New Mexico and Arizona book awards. “She’s Gone Santa Fe,” published in 2013, was a New Mexico/Arizona Book Association finalist.
Tilchen served as a VISTA volunteer in southern Indiana; was a lesbian activist in Bloomington, Indiana in the 1970s; was promotions manager for Gay Community News; and has had many research and writing jobs, TBML said in a news release.
Her collection of books about New Mexico was featured in the January 2020 issue of New Mexico Magazine, with the title “The Book Hunter: After falling in love with New Mexico, an East Coast author scours used book racks to rescue tomes about it.” Read the article at www.newmexico.org/nmmagazine/articles/post/historical-new-mexican-books/.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/maida.tilchen and www.amazon.com/Maida-Tilchen/e/B002BM83O0%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share.