New Zealand Guild of Food Writers
PO Box 74262
+64 9 376 3620
Sunday, July 28, 2013
The New Zealand Guild of Food Writers and Asia Pacific Offset Ltd invite you to a special event
Although today's technology allows you to create your own professional-looking book tailored to your specific requirements, there can be a few traps for the unwary - learn the dos and don'ts from a panel of experienced publishing professionals.
Date: Tuesday 6 August
Venue: The Wine Experience, 22 Jellicoe Street, Auckland
Time: 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm
Cost: Members $25.00, non-members $30.00
RSVP by: 31st July to this form - Don't be late!
Moderator: Lauraine Jacobs
Speakers: Jan Bilton, Graham Beattie, Maggie Tarver, Christine Fernyhough and Sarah Gumbley
A successful author with more than 25 books to her credit, several of which she has published herself, Jan Bilton is also a recipe developer, food stylist, travel writer and photographer.
Graham Beattie is a full-time book blogger, reviewer and awards judge, following a highly successful career as a publisher for Penguin and Scholastic. Beattie's Book Blog is one of the country's most read, receiving in excess of 12,000 visitors a week. Graham recently started a specialty food blog.
The executive director of the New Zealand Society of Authors, Maggie is knowledgeable about the local publishing scene and is of course a strong advocate for New Zealand authors.
An ardent advocate of learning and reading, Christine Fernyhough is the co-founder of Books in Homes and the Gifted Kids programme. She is an award-winning author of a number of books including The Road to Castle Hill (about her life as a high-country farmer), Ben & Mark: Boys of the High Country and, most recently, Dart.
An independent publicist for authors in New Zealand, and specialising in social media, Sarah Gumbley is also a director of Lighthouse PR, which combines her skills with those of experienced book publicist Lorraine Steele.
Lighthouse PR offers a range of services to self-published authors and publishing houses.
APO is a Hong Kong-based print broker that specialises in printing quality books for the New Zealand market.