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[Calendar]Upcoming Events
Picture Book Matters
Training by SBC Academy
Apr 18 – 26 , 9:30am – 12:30pm

Picture Book Matters

Through these workshops, participants will learn step-by-step how picture books of all genres are created for the traditional publishing market.

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?

Introduction to Storytelling I & II
Training by SBC Academy
Jul 18 – 25 , 9:30am – 5:45pm

Introduction to Storytelling I & II

Step into the world of storytelling with two 7-hour workshops facilitated by Sheila Wee. You will gain a firm grounding in storytelling skills and leave ready to tell a story.

Introduction to Storytelling II
Training by SBC Academy
Jul 25 (Sat), 9:30am – 5:45pm

Introduction to Storytelling II

Find out more about the storytelling process and create stories through your own storytelling style

The Craft of Writing for YA Readers
Training by SBC Academy
Aug 20 – 22 , 9:30am – 5:30pm

The Craft of Writing for YA Readers

This is a workshop for anyone who is looking to improve their writing skills with a focus on YA readers.

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A PICTURE THAT WAS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS [Dec 31]

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’s inspiration and kicked off a five-year journey…Details

CREATING COMMUNITIES THROUGH WRITING

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 first discovered his passion for writing. He…Details

THE MAKINGS OF A SINGAPOREAN WRITER

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, copywriter. As…Details

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