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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

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

Have you been to Twilight Tales? [Apr 27]

In this post, writer and blogger Damyanti chronicles her enlightening experience at the recent Twilight Tales session organised by NBDCS. Read her blog to find out her thoughts on the "intimate affair", her favourite bits from Ms Suchen Christine Lim's readings, and other highlights of... Details

[Calendar]Upcoming Events

[Jul 11]

Our next session will be held on Saturday, 11 July 2015, from 6.30pm, featuring guest writer Josephine Chia! Admission is FREE but registration is required.  To RSVP, please contact mabel@bookcouncil.sg by 8 July 2015!Details

[Jul 13]

A masterclass on some of the great techniques that great writers have used to recraft and finesse their work. Website

[Jul 14]

This course is for you if you manage or are going to manage an editorial project and need to know how to make the best use of your team, budget, time and resources. Website

[Jul 16]

Learn to write an engaging and effective textbook which is informative, comprehensible and comprehensive while imparting a sense of excitement in the subject area. Website

[Jul 25]

Develop and perfect your craft! Aspects of fiction writing such as plot, dialogue, character, setting and pace will be featured, along with more advanced topics such as semiotics, allegory and symbolism. Website

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