Santa Fe–based author Anne Hillerman has published eight books--with a first novel on the way! A longtime journalist, Anne writes weekly restaurant reviews for the Albuquerque Journal. She is one of the mavens behind Wordharvest writers workshops. Learn more about Anne.
- Anne's first novel Spider Woman's Daughter, will be released Oct. 1, 2013 by HarperCollins. The book follows the trail of the Navajo detectives her father Tony Hillerman created. Watch for a series of book launch events in the fall of 2013, including Anne's appearance at the Tony Hillerman Writers Conference, Nov. 7-9, in Santa Fe, N.M. For more information on the conference: www.wordharvest.com
- Anne and husband Don Strel will guide a series of trips for Road Scholar based on their award–winning book Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn.
- Learn more about these happenings.
Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn—
To create the book, Anne and Don an exciting three years traveling Indian Country. The stunning pictures of the landscape where Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn solved crimes, along with her memories of Tony Hillerman (Anne's Dad) have been beautifully packaged by HarperCollins, Tony Hillerman's long-time publisher. Anne included excerpts from the descriptions Dad wrote so magnificently.
Gardens of Santa Fe—A visual journey through 30 of the most spectacular and luminous gardens of Santa Fe. The book has earned several wards, including New Mexico Press Women's award for top non-fiction book in 2011.
Santa Fe Flavors: Best Restaurants and Recipes—The book includes recipes from Anne's favorite Santa Fe restaurants, places she's visited time and again in her work as reviewer for the Albuquerque Journal.
The Great Taos Bank Robbery—When the University of New Mexico decided to re-issue this classic book of Tony Hillerman's non-fiction short stories, the asked Anne to write the foreword and included new photographs by Don Strel.
Anne loves the chance to chat with fans about her Dad, Tony Hillerman, and to speak to groups about her books and the quickly changing world of publishing. She and Don have slide shows for Spider Womabn's Daughter, Tony Hillerman's Landscape and Gardens of Santa Fe. Anne also makes presentations on creativity and on what she learned about writing and the west from Tony.