The Academy of Literary Arts & Publishing Singapore is the training arm of the National Book Development Council of Singapore dedicated to upgrading professionals in publishing and the literary arts.
We emphasise the importance of training to raise the professional standards of writers and the publishing industry. To that end, the Academy is committed to conduct workshops for skills upgrading. It collaborates with both local and foreign trainers so as to deliver quality training set against international standards while remaining relevant to the local context.
We are confident that the professionals in the industry as well as the new entrants will find the training relevant and useful. We look forward to having you with us. Happy learning!
"From your publishing courses, I picked up invaluable tips and met great people. Today, I'm a self-declared spokesperson for your Council whenever people asked about how I published my book."
Joan Yap, Author of Son of An Immigrant
"This course has been interesting & refreshing. It has widened my knowledge on how the commercial retailers & distributors work. It also enhanced my understanding on merchandising."
Masiah, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
"A wonderful Introduction to the legal aspects of writing and publishing for a first time writer- highly informative"
Thaddeus Lawrence, Trainer / Author
"This workshop has given me an insight into the thought-processes that go into management decisions. It's very helpful to know the Hows and Whys of forward planning."
Jayanthie Krishnan, Times Publishing Ltd