In the spirit of encouraging intercultural dialogue, SBC has launched a new programme – Bridging Borders: The SEA Lit Project. Through a series of talks, discussions and translation projects, the initiative aims to foster a greater understanding of our respective literature and cultures.
The inaugural Bridging Borders will kick off in Yangon, Myanmar from 3 to 6 April 2019.
The Art Of The Eye: Haiku and Photo-Haiga
Join Dr Chris Mooney-Singh in a 4-hour workshop that interplays haiku writing with smart phone photography.
《诗心牵影》 新书发布及画展会开幕 Poetic Hearts, Lingering Shadows Book Launch and Exhibition Opening
Programmes by SBC
《诗心牵影》是为庆祝新加坡书籍理事会于2018成立50周年而特别出版, 新书发布会也为配新加坡开埠200周年而举行。与此同时，理事会也将举办一个画作及诗歌的展览，假新加坡华族文化中心从4月27日至5月5日展出。 The special publication of Poetic Hearts, Lingering Shadows marks the 50th anniversary of the Singapore Book Council in 2018, while the book launch is also held in conjunction with the Singapore bicentennial. As part of the book launch, there will be an exhibition of the ink paintings and poetry at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre from April 27 to May 5. Website
By Wee Li Shyen Diploma in Creative Writing for Television & New Media Singapore Polytechnic A photo of Sun Yat Sen in his family home was the inspiration for Tjio Kayloe’s first book (Photo of Tjio Kayloe by Wee Li Shyen) An aged photo sparked one man... Details
CREATING COMMUNITIES THROUGH WRITING [Dec 31]
By Raine Koh Diploma in Creative Writing for TV and New Media Singapore Polytechnic Poet Theophilus Kwek grew up in a family of doctors but prefers to give back to the community via his writing. (Photo credit: Raine Koh) Theophilus Kwek has come a long way from when he... Details
THE MAKINGS OF A SINGAPOREAN WRITER [Dec 31]
By Hidayah Iskandar Diploma in Creative Writing for TV and New Media Singapore Polytechnic Tan Hwee Hwee’s novels have brought her accolades but fiction writing is on hold for now because she says the process make her feel so lonely. (Photo credit: Hidayah Iskandar) Novelist, journalist, editor,... Details