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. The Singapore Book Council Academy, 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!

 Get updates Past Events

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Training by SBC Academy

4 July 2020

Sat
9:30am – 12:30pm
Online

Introduction to Literary Translation

The workshop will address the mindsets and issues underlying the process of literary translation and is ideal for aspiring translators.

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17:30 by Singapore Book Council

4 July 2020

Sat
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Living Room, The Arts House

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?

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Programmes by SBC

18 July 2020

Sat
10:00am – 4:15pm
Online

Ready for KidLit!

Get ready for a day filled with fun storytelling, writing and drawing activities! Join some of our beloved children’s book writers and illustrators online as they show us how to do dramatised storytelling, write wacky poems, learn about emotions and out-draw each other in an epic illustrators' battle! Light up your day with all these free activities as kidlit comes alive!

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Training by SBC Academy

24 July 2020

Fri
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Online

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

Learn how to write compelling true stories, from family memoirs to true crime from the author of a New York Times Bestseller!

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Festivals by SBC

3 – 4 October 2020


Online

Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) 2020

The Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) is an annual festival that promotes and advocates the creation, development and appreciation of quality Asian stories for children and young adults.

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Training by SBC Academy

31 October 2020

Sat
9:30am – 5:45pm
Singapore Book Council Training Room

Introduction to Storytelling I

Step into the world of storytelling with two 7-hour workshops facilitated by Sheila Wee.

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Training by SBC Academy

7 November 2020

Sat
9:30am – 5:45pm
Singapore Book Council Training Room

Introduction to Storytelling II

Find out more about the storytelling process and create stories that reflect your own storytelling voice and style

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