What:    The official launch of Mimbres Press at Western New Mexico University will include music and readings by WNMU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Jack Crocker, who authored the press’ first book. His collection of poems, The Algorithm of I, is a reflective journey of intellectual prowess that spins nostalgia with purpose and wonders about life, faith and human evolution,” according to the foreword written by WNMU President Dr. Joseph Shepard. Mimbres Press at WNMU is dedicated to advancing the university’s mission through the publication of works that reflect the intellectual, creative, historical, natural and cultural heritage of the southwest and New Mexico, as well as selective works of national and global significance. 

Who:     Author of the inaugural Mimbres Press publication Dr. Jack Crocker, along with Mimbres Press Publishing Director Marvel Harrison, Editorial Director JJ Amaworo Wilson, and Mimbres Press advisory board members Erin Bouquin, Rus Bradburd, William Broyles, Nina Burleigh, Yen Chu, Stella Pope Duarte, James McGrath Morris, Valerie Plame, Sharman Apt Russell and Kathryn Goodwin Tone.

When:   On Thursday, September 30, 2021, the official launch reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m.

Where: Light Hall Patio and Theater on the campus of Western New Mexico University in Silver City