SLP 2018 COMMEMORATIVE BOOK

View the Singapore Literature Prize 2018 Commemorative Book online! 

 

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HABA & SABA Winner 2018

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award (HABA) AND Scholastic Asian Book Award (SABA) WINNERS! 

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HABA  SABA 

Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC)

Asian Festival of Children's Content - Call for papers 2019

 

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Scholastic Picture Book Award

The 2019 Scholastic Picture Book Award is open for submissions until Thursday, 31 January 2019

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Singapore Apprenticeship in Literary Translation (SALT)

Singapore Apprenticeship in Literary Translation (SALT)

Applications for SALT are now open.

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Singapore Book Council Academy

Singapore Book Council Academy

The Academy offers quality training in skills upgrading for the publishing and literary arts sector.

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Training Room For Hire

Training Room For Hire

To book our Training Room, please download the Training Room Booking Form and email the completed form to [email protected].

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The Book Council Bulletin

The Book Council Bulletin

Subscribe to The Book Council’s newsletter for your weekly dose of goings-on in Singapore’s literary scene!

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The Singapore Book Council (1968-2018)

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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Alohomora! Create Your Own Fairy Tale
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Jan 19 (Sat), 9:30am – 12:30pm

Learn to convert ordinary settings into a fairyland. Unleash your creative power and construct a fantastical world with your own pen.

From Life to Writing: Explore Creative Non-fiction, Including Travel Writing, Memoir and the Persona
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Jan 26 (Sat), 9:30am – 12:30pm

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WHERE THE PAST MEETS THE PRESENT

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

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

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