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.
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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.
New Delhi World Book Fair 2016 [Jan 26]
From 7-17 January 2016, the National Book Development Council of Singapore led a group of Singapore authors to represent the country at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi! These authors are: Conoor Kripalani, Damyanti Biswas, Nur-el-Hudaa Jaffar,... Details
The Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) Board of Advisors recently took a trip to Tokyo, Japan, to meet with various friends and partners who will be appearing and helping out at AFCC 2016. They toured the city and its suburbs and solidified plans for the event. During an... Details
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
Acquire writing and literary techniques used by famous modern poetry writers and immerse yourself in a session of writing and reflection Website
Dialogic Reading [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
All In! Young Writers Festival 2016 [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
Learn and use different strategies to help children with dyslexia to read and comprehend text/passages in a reading comprehension Website
Copywriting Workshop [Mar 31]
Acquire skills and techniques to write convincing, engaging copy which focuses on calls to action and gets the attention of readers. Website