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
BOOK SYNOPSIS: Three children are born into a privileged family in early twentieth-century China, each destined to face a dramatic struggle for survival. Set against the backdrop of political instability and war, The Dragon Phoenix Bracelet follows the fortunes of the siblings as they try to negotiate life in a changing society. Guest speaker: Mr. Wan Wee Pin, Deputy Director, Engagement, National Library Board and Assistant Director of the Singapore Memory Project Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org This event is free and open to public. Register your attendance here. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Monica Li graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and Japanese Studies from the National University of Singapore. Fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese, Monica specialises in technology public relations and she has worked in Hong Kong, Singapore and the United States. 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
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