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

20
Jun
Programmes by Singapore Book Council

24 – 26 June 2019

Mon
10:00am – 1:00pm
Singapore Book Council Training Room

Open: Singapore Young Writers Lab | Flash Fiction: From Portfolio to Pitching

Learn how to improve your story and portfolio to pitch for publication!

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Training by SBC Academy

5 July 2019

Fri
7:00pm – 9:30pm

Telling Stories With Pictures (Talk)

Learn how to tell a story using pictures, through understanding the basics of structure, art style, characters, layout, rhythm and visual symbolism. This workshop is ideal for illustrators (or anyone with basic drawing skills) to try their hands on creating a short, illustrated story.

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Training by SBC Academy

6 July 2019

Sat
7:00pm – 9:30pm

Telling Stories With Pictures (Talk + Workshop)

Learn how to tell a story using pictures, through understanding the basics of structure, art style, characters, layout, rhythm and visual symbolism. This workshop is ideal for illustrators (or anyone with basic drawing skills) to try their hands on creating a short, illustrated story.

Website

Training by SBC Academy

7 – 28 July 2019

Sun
2:00pm – 5:00pm

Safe Space Stories

Safe Space Stories fosters a space for group writing in which all voices are equally heard and appreciated. It is a safe s pace to encourage creativity in writing, freedom from criticism, and affirmation of everyone’s voice.

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Academy by SBC

27 July 2019

Sat
9:30am – 12:30pm

Vivid Storytelling: Engaging Children with Chinese Stories (生动讲故事班: 如何让孩子着迷于华文故事)

Learn to tell stories in Chinese using creative methods such as props, nursery rhymes and tangrams.

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Training by SBC Academy

27 July 2019

Sat
9:30am – 12:30pm

生动讲故事班: 如何让孩子着迷于华文故事 (Vivid Storytelling: Engaging Children with Chinese Stories)

The course will explore the different ways of storytelling. Participants will be introduced to storytelling in Chinese using creative methods such as props, nursery rhymes and
tangrams.

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