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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, June 10, 2001

Lit Beat

Advertiser Staff


FEED ME A STORY conference for parents, educators, librarians, writers, others interested in reading aloud to children, June 21-22, Hawai'i Convention Center; $100 residents, $200 non-residents. www.readtomeintl.org; 955-7600.


WHAT IT TAKES TO GET PUBLISHED IN HAWAI'I, one-day seminar by the Hawai'i Book Publishers Association, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 23, UH-Manoa, Krauss 012, Yukiyoshi Room; bring lunch; $75 fee includes reception; call to register. 956-7221, 1-800-862-6628 (Event ID: SO3428).

Maui Writers Conference, workshops, speeches, networking events, consultations with editors, Aug. 31-Sept. 9, Outrigger Wailea Resort, $695 fee, $40 per consultation; register by June 15; also MAUI WRITERS RETREAT Aug. 24-29, $975, sessions with top writers, writing sample required, register by July 1. 888-974-8373 or 808-879-0061.

NATIONAL SCREENWRITING COMPETITION, with over $4,000 in prizes; $50 entry fee; submission deadline June 15; see www.mauiwriters.com to register.


HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE READING GROUP meets 7:15 p.m. every Monday, Barnes & Noble, Kahala Mall; beginning Hawaiian language classes 6 p.m. every Wednesday; free.

LITERATURE READERS GROUP meets 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at Borders-Ward Centre. This Tuesday: "Interpreter of Maladies" by Jhumpe Lahiri.

ROMANTIC BORDERS READERS GROUP, 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month, Borders-Ward Centre.

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY READERS GROUP, 7 p.m. the last Thursday of each month, Borders-Ward Centre.

HAWAII FILM FANS meets 3 p.m. the first Sunday of each month, Borders-Ward Centre.

YOUNG READERS GROUP meets 3 p.m. the third Sunday of each month at Borders-Ward Centre.


SUMMER READING PROGRAM, toddlers through 2001 graduates, sign up for prizes, reading period tomorrow-July 14, all public libraries.

STORYTELLERS BOBBY AND SHERRY NORFOLK, tour of public libraries: Bobby Norfolk — 2 p.m. Tuesday, Moloka'i; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Liliha; 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Kalihi-Palama; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Salt Lake-Moanalua; 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Wahiawa; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Kailua; 11 a.m. Friday, 'Aina Haina; Sherry Norfolk — 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Miliani; 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Waipahu; 3 p.m. Wednesday, Kane'ohe; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Waimanalo; 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Waikiki-Kapahulu; 11 a.m. Friday, Kailua-Kona.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LIBRARY, how to use the computer catalog, for ages 8-11, 3:30-4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Mililani Public Library; free. 627-7470.