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Academy of Literary Arts & Publishing

Academy of Literary Arts & Publishing

The Academy of Literary Arts and Publishing Singapore offers quality training in skills upgrading for the publishing and literary arts sector.

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Asian Festival of Children’s Content 2016

Asian Festival of Children’s Content 2016

The 2016 Asian Festival of Children's Content is coming 25 May — 29 May.

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Asian Festival of Children’s Content 2016 [Jun 8]

Having Fun with Languages 14 – 15th May 2016   More than 200 children and their parents enjoyed a weekend of storytelling activities celebrating their mother tongue languages – Chinese, Malay and Tamil. The activities were part of the Fun with Languages programme organised under the 2016 Asian Festival of Children’s... Details

Call for Manager Position [Mar 1]

The Book Council is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated person to join the team to work on a wide variety of projects, including festivals, Awards, Programmes, and literary arts courses. Send in your application if you are interested in joining the Book Council’s staff team. Details

New Delhi World Book Fair 2016 [Jan 26]

From 7-17 January 2016, the National Book Development Council of Singapore led a group of Singapore authors to represent the country  at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi! These authors are: Coonoor Kripalani, Damyanti Biswas, Nur-el-Hudaa Jaffar,... Details

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Learn how storytelling can teach about and transfer positive values and foster the emotional and social development of children

[Jul 12]

This course will help editorial project managers acquire essential skills for the production and scheduling of any publication that needs to be published on time, on budget and to the quality that the company requires.

[Jul 14]

Learn structural and line editing skills along with proofreading techniques so that you can work with and analyse texts, understand the market and make your publication the best it can be.

[Jul 15]

Learn to shape and form writing, develop good editing practices and a 'kitbag' of techniques and feel equipped to tackle any job, any size and any content.

[Jul 16]

赵武平先生在出版业界多年并具有丰富全球性的经验。他经常在法兰克福、吉隆坡、北京等书展上就国际出版话题发表演讲。他曾获亨利·卢斯基金会奖学金, 并于1999年7月参加了耶鲁大学所主办的耶鲁-中国的美国研究项目。 赵武平将应新加坡国家书籍发展理事会的邀请来新分享他对于新加坡文学作品的观点以及中国图书出版的现状和畅销书籍的分析。

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