Calendar: Upcoming Events

The Book Council organises festivals, workshops and events related to writing, publishing, storytelling, reading and many more. To stay updated, join us on our various platforms. ALAP, our training arm, has a comprehensive website for the workshops.

The calendar also lists local literary events that are not organised by us. Know of an event that should be listed here? Let us know!

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Training by ALAP

20 January 2018

Sat
9:30am – 11:30am

Children Can Write their Own Books

Learn how children can use books as models or their own experiences to create books

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Training by ALAP

26 January 2018

Fri
9:30am – 5:30pm

Write and edit marketing copy that will bring more rewarding results and gain more ground for your clients, brands and organisations.

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Training by ALAP

27 January 2018

Sat
9:30am – 12:30pm

Telling Folktales from Southeast Asia

Expose children to Asian culture by telling stories on Southeast Asian songs, music, food, animals and places

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Training by ALAP

3 February 2018

Sat
9:30am – 11:30am

Get introduced to the world of pop-up art and make some using parallel and angle folds to create cards, books, board games and more.

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Training by ALAP

7 March 2018

Wed
9:30am – 5:30pm

Copywriting Workshop

Write more exciting copy using universal principles that really work whether you are selling online or offline

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Training by ALAP

8 March 2018

Thu
9:30am – 5:30pm

Impressive Marketing Plans

This workshop is designed to help you capture the value of all areas of marketing activity and present them positively and professionally, even when resources are limited.

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Festivals by NBDCS

16 March – 18 March 2018


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All In! Young Writers Festival 2018

All In! Young Writers Festival is an annual festival for aspiring writers between the ages of 13 and 25. It brings together a wide array of writing mentors and industry players in publishing, broadcasting, blogging, digital and online writing, creative writing, screenwriting, theatre and journalism, among others, to meet, mingle and share their expertise with today’s young content creators.

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Festivals by NBDCS

5 September – 9 September 2018


Asian Festival of Children’s Content 2018

Country of Focus: Singapore

Do you write or illustrate stories for children? Are you looking for the hottest new trend in YA novels? Are you looking for the latest tips and techniques in early literacy? If so, the AFCC in Singapore is the place to be! You can explore the Asian market with publishing and media professionals, network with distinguished authors and illustrators, learn important information on early literacy from childhood experts, and find the latest books and content from Asia and beyond.

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