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.
Oooh, they definitely are reserving all the movie theaters just for this gala premiere.
Yes, it was totally official and all.
Continue reading Harry Potter Gala Premiere
Polymath & Crust. 86 Club Street. Ooh-er, I got lost getting there. Was this really the place?
Continue reading Writer Flash Mob Takes Over Club Street
Monday, June 1st, The Pod at the National Library. It was a rather good turn out especially on a Monday evening! The Pod’s a restricted area on the 16th floor there and the staff there had to beep their cards so we could take the lift up.
Continue reading Tash Aw’s book launch in Singapore
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 email@example.com .
Continue reading Little Lit on 24th May 2009
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Continue reading Book launches in May! Deadline reminders and SWF things
Firstly there’s a book launch at the Earshot Cafe at The Arts House on the 27th of April, 7.30pm.
Continue reading Book launch on the 27th April at The Arts House
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!
Continue reading Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (now in Singapore!)
Hohohoh, have some old books that you want to exchange for others? Well then, lock in 25th April 2009 in your calendars!
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009
Time: 10.30am to 6pm
Venue: The Plaza, National Library Building,100 Victoria Street
Continue reading Book exchange at the National Library!