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THE BOOK COUNCIL
1968 – 2018
We celebrate 50 years of promoting Singapore literature! The Book Council is a charity focused on Building Our Imagine-nation to develop creativity, imagination and original thought by supporting the creation of local stories through writing, reading, illustrating & storytelling.
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WHERE THE PAST MEETS THE PRESENT [Nov 17]
By Luther Chuah Diploma in Creative Writing for Television and New Media Singapore Polytechnic “When I see these young people, I say, ‘Why are you all even interested, how did you hear about the book?’” Charmaine Leung, 45, the author of 17A Keong Saik Road, never... Details
LOOKING BACK ON A LOST PAST [Nov 14]
By Audrey Chan Li Yi Diploma in Creative Writing for TV and New Media Singapore Polytechnic Andrew Koh’s contributions to Singapore’s arts scene make for impressive reading. He is a founding member of The Necessary Stage theatre company and his 1994 novella, Glass Cathedral, won the... Details
Thank-you and farewell [Jul 28]
Dear friends, I am calling it a day. At the recent Annual General Meeting held on 14 July, my retirement as Executive Director (ED) from the National Book Development Council of Singapore (The Book Council) was announced by our Chairperson, Ms Claire Chiang. My last day with the organisation is on 31... Details