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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 2015

Asian Festival of Children’s Content 2015

The 2015 Asian Festival of Children's Content is coming 30 May — 6 June.

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[News | Blog]Newsworthy

Drawing Stories《绘本简介》 [Jul 14]

On 11 July 2015, a Mandarin storytelling and illustration session by Low Joo Hong was held at Clementi Public Library, where children aged 5-12 got the chance to design their own picture book characters.  The workshop was organised by the Promote Mandarin Council and... Details

Beyond Words 2015! [Jun 17]

Beyond Words 2015 is Looking for Malay and Tamil Children's Books and Young Adult Novels! Details

Letter to ST Forum remembering Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s commitment to Singapore’s libraries. [May 4]

Credit for World-class libraries goes to Mr Lee Published on May 1, 2015 1:15 AM TO ME, as part of the pioneer generation, the death of Mr Lee Kuan Yew is indeed very sad. I grew up with his towering presence and inspiring eloquence. As a librarian and a book person, I find... Details

[Calendar]Upcoming Events

[Aug 1]

Create vibrant characters that your audience can immediately recognise and appreciate by learning to be a more acute observer of the sights and sounds within your environment. Website

[Aug 1]

This workshop will clarify the different types of narrative perspective that are possible as well as give pointers on how to choose the form most appropriate for your fictional/non-fictional story. Website

[Aug 3 – 4]

Learn about the key aspects of copyright and licensing in the publishing world including the role of copyright and the importance of the author-publisher contract. Website

[Aug 15]

This workshop will show how speaking, listening and reading activities can be woven into the writing process, to engage pupils in a holistic language learning environment. Website

[Aug 22]

A good Sci-Fi story is dependent on plausible plots, a vivid setting or 'world' as well as memorable characters. Pick up basic concepts, approaches and story/world creation ideas. Website

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