Monday, July 29, 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
Jan Bilton
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
Graham Beattie is a full-time book blogger, reviewer and awards judge, following a highly successful career as a publisher for Penguin and Scholastic. Beatties 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.
Maggie Tarver
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.
Christine Fernyhough
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.
Sarah Gumbley
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.
Thanks to 
APO is a Hong Kong-based print broker that specialises in printing quality books for the New Zealand market.

Administration Secretary
New Zealand Guild of Food Writers

PO Box 74262
Auckland 1546
+64 9 376 3620

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