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As we all stay home, why not send your loved ones a SingLit book to keep them company? From 20 May to 6 June, visit participating webstores to get a SingLit gift for yourself or your family and friends!

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#BuySingLit book vouchers are valid till 30 September 2020.

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NLB Biblio AFCC

Jewels of Asia – A Bibliography of Asian Children’s Literature

Specially compiled for AFCC by the National Library Board (NLB), join us in celebrating Asian culture through popular folktales in this bibliography

 

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Digital Storytelling Tools with Rushton Hurley

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Discover the latest web-based tools to help children tell their stories with teacher trainer in AFCC's first ever webinar!

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AFCC 2020 Postponed to 3-4 October 2020

 

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SBC Campus is our school outreach programme that brings Singapore Literature closer to students.

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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 FIRST 50 YEARS OF THE NBDCS

VIEW THE FIRST 50 YEARS OF THE NBDCS ONLINE!

 

The First 50 Years of the NBDCS

SLP 2018 COMMEMORATIVE BOOK

View the Singapore Literature Prize 2018 Commemorative Book online! 

 

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[Calendar]Upcoming Events
Is My Book Agent Ready? Editing your Manuscript for submission to an agent
Academy by SBC Academy
Jun 17 (Wed), 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Is My Book Agent Ready? Editing your Manuscript for submission to an agent

Are you editing your work day and night with little direction? Join Smita Khanna in this talk as she guides you through the process of self-editing, both fiction and non-fiction manuscripts

Menulis Fiksyen Melayu Dengan Cara Okky Madasari
Academy by SBC Academy
Jun 27 – 29 , 10:00am – 9:30pm

Menulis Fiksyen Melayu Dengan Cara Okky Madasari

For those who want to write fiction, mastering writing short story and novel, and dream of becoming a published writer, or simply want to enhance writing skills, this is a perfect opportunity with an award-winning and best-selling author in town 

Editing for the International English Market
Academy by SBC Academy
Jul 2 (Thu), 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Editing for the International English Market

Anya Goncharova, a literary agent working with Peony Literary Agency and Tender Leaves Translations and a former editor at Penguin Random House North Asia, will share insights into what international editors are looking for in your work and provide information on how to prepare your manuscript for submission. 

Introduction to Literary Translation
Academy by SBC Academy
Jul 4 (Sat), 9:30am – 12:30pm

Introduction to Literary Translation

The course will cover questions related to the process of literary translation including the making of a literary translation, translating difficulties and the making of the translator. Participants will discuss the mindsets underlying the process of literary translation and the strategies specific to the literary translation process. 

S.E.A. Write Talks 2020: 邂逅南洋图像 ——当华语语系遇上东南亚多元文学
Awards by Singapore Book Council
Jul 4 (Sat), 4:00pm – 5:30pm

S.E.A. Write Talks 2020: 邂逅南洋图像 ——当华语语系遇上东南亚多元文学

With the COVID-19 pandemic on the rise, this session has been postponed to 4 July. 亚细安10国共有11种官方语言,文学也多语文化。 但是,除了新加坡,华文都不是这些国家的官方语言。 当华文写作者与东南亚其他语文写作者共聚一堂,他们如何相处? 其他语文写作者对华语语系文学了解多少? ASEAN has 10 country members and 11 official languages, boasting a diverse range of literatures and cultures. However, among these countries, only Singapore uses Chinese as an official language. When our Chinese language authors meet their counterparts from Southeast Asia, how do they interact? And how much do these writers, writing in different languages, know about Chinese literature in Singapore?

Based on a True Story: Writing Compelling Literary Non-Fiction
Academy by SBC Academy
Jul 24 (Fri), 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Based on a True Story: Writing Compelling Literary Non-Fiction

In this workshop, participants will learn how to investigate and tell true stories in entertaining ways under the guidance of Paul French, author of a number of acclaimed books including Midnight in Peking and City of Devils. French will also talk about researching family histories in China and using unexpected sources to get at the essence of an era.

Introduction to Storytelling I
Academy by SBC Academy
Oct 31 (Sat), 9:30am – 5:45pm

Introduction to Storytelling I

Step into the world of storytelling with two 7-hour workshops facilitated by Sheila Wee. Gain a firm grounding in storytelling skills and leave ready to tell a story. The first session is a general introduction to storytelling. All attendees are given the choice to attend either sessions or both, with the second session recommended for participants with storytelling experience.

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