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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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Thank you for visiting us at ECCC 2015! [Sep 28]

On 25-26 September 2015, the Book Council exhibited a booth at the Early Childhood Conference & Carnival (ECCC) 2015 at the Suntec City Convention Centre Halls 401+402! At our booth (G5), we met with many preschool teachers, parents, and members of the public, and shared with them interesting information... Details

Storytelling sessions in August [Sep 7]

On 29 August 2015, Fanny Lai shared stories about growing up in Changi Village. The Mandarin storytelling session, co-organised by the Book Council, was an eye-opening experience for younger participants who were not familiar with kampong life! The children were able to try traditional snacks and games such... Details

International Read Comics in Public Day! [Aug 28]

We at the Book Council love reading in public, and we love it when a day is dedicated to reading in public. Luckily for us, today, the 28th of August, is International Read Comics in Public Day, so we totally did that!   Our six readers answered three questions about... Details

[Calendar]Upcoming Events

[Jan 23]

If you are a beginner storyteller, learn how to become aware of your innate skills as storytellers and select, memorise and tell stories Website

[Jan 29]

In this digital age of publishing, get to know the publishing value-chain, explore alternative publishing options in the industry and find out which one works best for you. Website

[Feb 20]

Acquire writing and literary techniques used by famous modern poetry writers and immerse yourself in a session of writing and reflection Website

[Feb 27]

Learn how to create a dialogue between children and you during a reading session so as to improve their language and conversational skills. Website

[Mar 12 – 13]

All In! Young Writers Festival is an annual festival for aspiring writers between the ages of 13 and 25. The gathering brings together writing mentors and industry players to share their expertise with today’s young writers. Website

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