The statewide non-profit organization serving all book professionals — publishers, authors, editors, illustrators, booksellers, librarians, designers, writers, typesetters, printers, service bureaus, literacy advocates, agents, and reviewers. Founded in 1994, NMBA provides services including professional development workshops, the Libro bi-monthly newsletter, monthly networking luncheons, New Mexico's Book World (the resource guide to the state's book community), a monthly online events calendar, and opportunities to show and sell books at major book festivals and trade shows.