Harry Potter Gala Premiere

WARNING: This isn’t a really spoilerific post for the movie. I ain’t telling what’s happening that isn’t in the trailers.

The gala premiere for Singapore was on the 15th July, Shaw Lido at around 7.30pm in the evening. Of course I arrived much earlier for it to check out the location.

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Oooh, they definitely are reserving all the movie theaters just for this gala premiere.

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Yes, it was totally official and all.

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Little Lit on 24th May 2009

Seriously do not like jpeg mailers, like oh man. ANYWHO, let me retype SOME info.

Ethos Books, Epigram and Monsters Under the Bed

invite passionate book lovers, story-tellers, authors, and illustrators young and old

to ‘Little Lit’ in the Singapore Writers Festival 2009.

Date: Sunday, 24 May 2009

Time: Guests sign in 2pm

Venue: Play Den, level 2, The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane

To register, you need to sign up at http://www.mutb.com.sg. For enquiries, call 6100 4363, or email info@mutb.com.sg .

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Book launches in May! Deadline reminders and SWF things

Competition Deadlines of May:

Commonwealth short story competition – Deadline: 11 May 2009

Mentor Access Project – Deadline: 15 May 2009

Golden Point Award (poetry/short story competition) – Deadline: 29 May 2009

On book launch applications:

Secondly, yo! You guys, yes you. Got a book you’re launching this year? Deadline is 12 June 2009 to apply for a book launch during the Singapore Writers Festival from 24th October to 1st November. Download the from here: SWFappform or you can email phua_shiuanling@toph.com.sg for it. Since I have it here though, you don’t need to email the person for it.

Of 2 book launches in May!

Hohohoho… Yesssss, well okay one of them isn’t a book launch exactly. One’s a reading and discussion while the other is a book launch.

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (now in Singapore!)


Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is available in Singapore! Yay! It released on 1st April in the US and I had been looking out if there were any yet here. Kinokuniya had it few days later and on the 4th, I GOT MY COPY! I was informed of it via twitter that it was spotted near the cashier and new books! Hurray! At the moment of this post, I don’t know if Borders has stocked them up yet.

And yes, I actually went to get a picture of it with the Merlion in the background just to show it’s here, cause hey, it is a landmark!

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Book exchange at the National Library!


Hohohoh, have some old books that you want to exchange for others? Well then, lock in 25th April 2009 in your calendars!

The details!

Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009
Time: 10.30am to 6pm
Venue: The Plaza, National Library Building,100 Victoria Street

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