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Read All About It

Friday, August 29, 1997



Author signings

Dr. Ronald S. Citron and Kathye Jacobs Citron, authors of "Dr. Citron's Evolutionary Diet & Cookbook," are scheduled to appear at 7 p.m. Sept. 23, Williams-Sonoma, Ala Moana Center. Call 818-704-0015.

Catherine Dee, author of "The Girl's Guide to Life: How to Take Charge of the Issues That Affect YOU," will be available for autographs from 3 p.m. tomorrow, Borders, Ward Centre. Call 591-8995.

Susan Scott and Dr. Craig Thomas, authors of "All Stings Considered: First Aid and Medical Treatment of Hawaii's Marine Injuries," will autograph their book from 2 p.m. tomorrow, Borders, Waikele. Call 676-6699.

Groups

Professional Writers Group of Hawaii meets from 4 to 6 p.m. the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Call Susan, 941-1768.

Get in touch with your creative side with two group studies focusing on books by Julai Cameron.

From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday, the group will discuss Cameron's book titled "Artist Way"; and from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Thursday, another group will discuss Cameron's book "The Vein of Gold."

Call Sue at 678-0561 for locations.

Specials

"Pacific Young Playwrights," a workshop for writers ages 12-20, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 11, Hawaii Theater For Youth Building.

Up to 10 writers from the workshop will be asked to develop one-act plays in a continuing Saturday class.

No theater background is necessary. Cost: $5. Register at 839-9885 by Sept. 26.

Miscellaneous

Computer Safari demonstration, 1 p.m. Sunday, Barnes and Noble. Call 737-3323.

Share in crafts and stories, 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Barnes and Noble. Call 737-3323.

Contests

Pacific Islanders in Communication is looking for a published, fictional work by an indigenous Pacific Islander writer for adaptation to the screen.

Works must be able to be developed into a full-length 60- to 90-minute program, must be relevant to the cultures of the Pacific, and have been published as a book or short story in a magazine or literary journal or have been produced as a stage play.

PIC must have option rights. Deadline: Oct. 3.

Call 591-0059 or e-mail piccom@aloha.net.

"Tributaries," a new national literary journal, is accepting submissions for its second issue.

Writings should encourage the appreciation of nature and ecology. Any style of writing will be accepted.

For official guidelines, send a self-addressed, stamped No. 10 business-size envelope to: Owl Walk Press Dept. N, 7666 N. Gannett Road, Sagamore Hills, Ohio 44067. The deadline for submission is Nov. 1.

See also our new books and Hawaii
bestseller lists in the Community section online.



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