Cheryl Alters Jamison

CHERYL ALTERS JAMISON is the author of Tasting New Mexico: Recipes Celebrating 100 Years of Distinctive Home Cooking, and the recipient of four James Beard Foundation Book Awards and an International Association of Culinary Professionals award. On her own and with her late husband, Bill Jamison, she has written some 20 books, including The Border Cookbook, Texas Q, Texas Slow Cooker, and American Home Cooking. She has appeared on the Today show and on the Food Network with Bobby Flay. Cheryl is host of the Heating It Up radio show and is the narrator of the upcoming TV docuseries Foods of Santa Fe. She also created the famous New Mexico Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail, and teaches at the Santa Fe School of Cooking. She’s a four-decade resident of the village of Tesuque, north of Santa Fe.

If you purchase a festival ticket (on the SFLF website) that is INCLUSIVE of the author's featured book, you will receive that book upon check-in for that event at the festival.

If you purchase the book directly through Collected Works, your book will be available for pickup at 202 Galisteo St (inside the brick and mortar bookstore, including during the festival).

Rancho de Chimayo Cookbook: The Traditional Cooking of New Mexico Cover Image
ISBN: 9780762791392
Availability: Temporarily Unavailable with our Distributor (Disregard for Forrest Fenn books - always in stock)
Published: Lyons Press - May 6th, 2014

Tasting New Mexico: Recipes Celebrating One Hundred Years of Distinctive Home Cooking Cover Image
ISBN: 9780890135426
Availability: Temporarily Unavailable with our Distributor (Disregard for Forrest Fenn books - always in stock)
Published: Museum of New Mexico Press - April 16th, 2012


Celebrating the power of story, the inaugural Santa Fe Literary Festival will be an unforgettable weekend dedicated to a shared love and language of ideas. Collected Works Bookstore is thrilled to be the official bookstore of the Festival. 

Bestselling, prizewinning authors and literary legends like Margaret Atwood, Joy Harjo, Colson Whitehead, Sandra Cisneros, John Grisham, amongst others, will headline the festival, discussing their work with readings and book signings that set the stage for further inspired conversations.

NOTE: If you purchase a festival event ticket that is INCLUSIVE of the author's book, you will receive that book upon check-in for your event at the festival.

To order books by festival authors directly from CW, see below. Collected Works will be carrying a wide selection of books by all participating authors available for online pre-order and at the on-site festival bookstore May 20-23.

Purchase your tickets from the SF Literary Festival website here.

Purchase your books by festival authors directly from CW below:

Margaret Atwood     Freddie Bitsoie     Sandra Cisneros

Lynn Cline     William deBuys     Ashley Ford

John Grisham     Roshi Joan Halifax     Joy Harjo

Anne Hillerman     Cheryl Alters Jamison     Craig Johnson

Asma Khan     Phil Klay      Jon Krakauer

Valeria Luiselli     Deborah Madison      Emily St. John Mandel

George R. R. Martin      James McGrath Morris     Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich of Honey & Co. 

Carmella Padilla     Douglas Preston     Kirstin Valdez Quade

Bob Shacochis     Henry Shukman     Hampton Sides

Bryant Terry     Darryl Lorenzo Wellington     Colson Whitehead

Don Winslow     Lawrence Wright