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Friday, May 9, 1997



Author signings

Sue Lanci Villani, author of "Motherhood at the Crossroads, Meeting the Challenge of a Changing Role," 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 10, Honolulu Book Shop at Ala Moana Center; and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 11, Windward Unity Church, 1465 Ulupii St. Call 262-0687.

Maili Yardley signs "Hawaii Glamour Days" and her latest book, "Hawaii Cooks From the Garden," noon May 14, Native Books and Beautiful Things, 222 Merchant St. Call 599-5511.

Readings

Shakespeare on Sunday Acting Troupe reads "Titus Andronicus," 7 p.m. May 11, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.

More events

Fourth Honolulu Writers Conference, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 10, University of Hawaii, Jefferson Hall. Presentations include: "How to Get Your Fiction Book Published," "What a Literary Agent Can Do For You," "How to Self-Publish and Sell Your Book" and "How to Get Your Non-fiction Book Published." There also will be publishers from local publishing companies giving tips on how to get a book published in Hawaii. Brown bag. Refreshments provided. Cost: $50-$85. Make checks payable to "Aloha Press" and mail it to: Honolulu Writers Conference, Box 4183, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96812. Limited seating. Registration forms available at all major bookstores or call 395-1161.

Career planning seminar with Stacy Hasegawa from Altres/The Future Workforce, 7:30 p.m. May 13, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.

Feng Shui with Phil Johnson, 7:30 p.m. May 14, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.

Julie Applebaum, author of "Hawaii Family Guide," gives tips on great things for families to do and see in Hawaii, 7:30 p.m. May 15, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.

Book award nominations

The Hawaii Book Publishers Association will evaluate books published in Hawaii during 1996 in technical and general categories. "Ka Palapala Po'okela" finalists are chosen by a panel of independent judges and will be announced in mid-June, with public voting at state libraries through the summer. Final winners will be revealed at a book fair in the fall. Entry forms and rules available at Native Books at Bishop Museum or via fax or mail from Pacific Monograph at 263-6087. Entry fee: $35-$50 per title per category, plus a copy of the book. Deadline: May 24.



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