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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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.
Asian Festival of Children’s Content
The next AFCC will be held from 5 to 9 September 2018
We have moved!
From 15 September 2017, find us at 90 Goodman Road, Blk E #03-32, Goodman Arts Centre, Singapore 439053
Our new telephone number is +65 6342 5119 and the closest MRT station is Mountbatten on the Circle Line.
For someone with a teaching background, it was challenging to make the transition from academia to project management. I was grateful that my media background came in handy when I joined NBDCS, and especially when I was tasked to manage the All In! Young Writers Festival, immediately after its run... Details
I have been with the Book Council for nearly three years, and have been running the awards programmes since then. It’s been a pretty wild ride, especially in my first year when I was thrown in the deep end and made to run the newly-expanded Singapore Literature Prize... Details
Food, fantasy, and Indonesia… [Jan 24]
Last year, as part of the festivities for NBDCS' literary festival for children's books, the Asian Festival of Children's Content, we brought back our popular online illustration contest, the afccSKETCH, to encourage both budding and established illustrators from around the world to submit creative and original artworks. ... Details