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.
The Book Council
is a non-profit, charitable organisation committed to addressing the needs of writers, publishers, storytellers, book suppliers, libraries as well as the reading & literary communities.
Reaching Out Beyond the Region: Singapore is Guest of Honour for 2015 New Delhi World Book Fair [Aug 14]
Celebrating 50 years of cordial diplomatic relations in 2015, India has invited Singapore, through the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS), to be the Guest of Honour for the upcoming New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), from 14 to 22 February 2015. The Guest of Honour is one of the key highlights of the... Details
Leading academic in the field of children's literature in New Zealand, John McKenzie attended the 2014 Asian Festival of Children's Content with the goal in mind to take part in as many Country of Focus panels as possible. These are his thoughts. One of the strengths of the... Details
AFCC 2014 Roundup! [Jun 9]
The 2014 Asian Festival of Children's Content may be over, but there are a bevy of blogs, testimonials, and photographs still to be read, consumed, and enjoyed! We've trawled the interwebs to bring you some AFCC 2014 experiences and recollections from speakers, delegates, bloggers, students, volunteers, and even an Executive... Details
Songwriting - write one in a day! [Jan 17]
Here is a chance to learn more about writing the perfect lyrics for that special someone, occasion or tune you have been thinking about. Website
Appreciating contemporary poetry [Jan 31]
Learn about the sense, structure and recurrent themes in contemporary poetry which will give you the necessary tools to appreciate and write it. Website
Memoir Poetry can be a powerful tool of self-expression for children. The workshop will equip adults who work with children with the necessary tools for appreciating and writing memoir poetry. Website
Intensive and extensive reading [Mar 7]
How do you as a teacher instruct and guide students with two different types of reading materials - difficult and less difficult? Learn more through this workshop. Website
Introduction to copyediting [Mar 23]
Learn about the editorial process, tasks such as copyediting, mechanical editing and proofreading. Helpful for editors who have just begun their job roles or those with 1 -2 years of experience. Website
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