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.
The Book Council Bulletin
Subscribe to The Book Council’s newsletter for your weekly dose of goings-on in Singapore’s literary scene!
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.
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
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
If you are a beginner storyteller, learn how to become aware of your innate skills as storytellers and select, memorise and tell stories Website
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
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