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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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Singapore International Storytelling Festival

Singapore International Storytelling Festival

1st - 9th September - Translations: Storytelling from the Word to the Voice

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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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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

2014 AFCC: Indian Focus by John McKenzie [Jul 1]

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

[Calendar]Upcoming Events

[Nov 1]

Learn how to pay attention to your five senses and emotions and use similar details in your stories Website

[Nov 6]

Learn about marketing in the publishing industry such as the 'why' and 'how' of planning and budgeting, thinking creatively and applying suggested templates to your projects. Website

[Nov 7]

Breathe fresh air into your writing and craft copies which are appropriate for your product Website

[Nov 8]

Learn exercises to hone your skills in writing flash fiction which can run anywhere between 6 to 600 words! Website

[Nov 23]

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: alap@bookcouncil.sg 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

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