Hawaii’s literary scene


Friday, June 20, 1997

Author signings

Linda Wheeler, author of "Ain't Life An Artichoke? It Takes A Lot of Peeling to Get to the Heart. ....the Stuff Relationships Are Made Of," 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Honolulu Book Shop, Ala Moana. Call 735-4333.

Coleen Howard signs "The Diabetic Dessert Cookbook," 2 p.m. Sunday, Borders, Ward. Call 591-8995.

Penelope Neri, author of "The Love Within," 3 p.m. Sunday, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.


Science Reading Group for intermediate students, 2 p.m. Saturday, Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.

Borders reading group discusses "Bombardiers" by Po Bronson, 6:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.

Romance Readers Anonymous discusses "The Love Within" by Penelope Neri, "Mischief" by Amanda Quick and "The Finer Things" by Brenda Joyce, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.


Bill Meissner reads "Hitting Into the Wind," noon Saturday, Borders, Ward. Call 591-8995.

"Henry IV Part II" by the Shakespeare on Sunday Reading Troupe, 7 p.m. Sunday Barnes & Noble. Call 737-3323.


David Find discusses "The Hollywood Novel," 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; and "The San Francisco Beats," 7:30 p.m. Thursday, UH-Manoa. Free. Register: 956-7866.

"The Fire Within: Writing at the Volcano" literary conference, June 27-30. Call: 1-808-967-8222 (Big Island).


International Library of Famous Poets is sponsoring a free poetry competition. Grand prize is $1,000. Poems must be 21 lines or less and sent to: Free Poetry Competition, 421 N. Rodeo Drive, Suite 15-544, Beverly Hills, Calif., 90210. Only one poem per person. Deadline: July 30. Poems will not be returned.

International Imitation Raymond Chandler Writing Competition for writers who can imitate or parody Chandler's writing style. Three writers will win a $500, $300 or $200 prize. Entries must be typewritten, double spaced on 8-1/2 by 11-inch plain, white paper; approximately 500 words in length; make mention of La Jolla, Calif.; be unpublished; be titled; and have the author's name, address and phone number on the back of the entry. One entry per person. Send original and four copies to: International Imitation Raymond Chandler Writing Competition, care of Friends of La Jolla Library, 6632 Avenida Manana, La Jolla, Calif., 92037, USA. Deadline: Aug. 1.

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