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

15
Apr
Programmes by SBC Academy

10 – 18 April 2021

Sat
9:30am – 12:30pm
Zoom

Picture Book Matters with Eva Wong Nava and Debasmita Dasgupta

Through this series of online workshops, participants will learn how picture books of all genres, including graphic novels as well as silent picture books, are created for the traditional publishing market.

There will be a one-to-one manuscript critique session with the facilitators as part of the course. 

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Programmes by SBC

2 June 2021

Wed
7:30pm – 9:00pm
Various online platforms

Translation & Adaptation - Exploring Possibilities

Facilitated by Zelda Tatiana Ng of GroundZ-0 原。空間  a Singapore-based, multilingual, intercultural and interdisciplinary space that aims to explore and produce thought-provoking works, this programme serves as a platform to experiment with the translation and adaptation of print to stage.

Submit a proposal of your plans to either translate or adapt the poem "Quiet" by Eleanor Wong and get a chance to present it to audiences in Singapore and the region.

Find out more here.

Programmes by SBC Academy

19 June 2021

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

Introduction to Storytelling I

Get a comprehensive understanding of stories and storytelling with professional storyteller Sheila Wee. These two-module workshops will provide hands-on training in a warm and supportive group environment and equip participants with the tools and confidence to tell their stories.

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Programmes by SBC

26 June 2021

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

Introduction to Storytelling II

This is the second module of a two-module introduction to storytelling course. Gain a deeper understanding of the storytelling process and create stories that reflect your own storytelling voice and style.

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Programmes by SBC Academy

10 – 31 July 2021

Sat
9:30am – 12:30pm
Singapore Book Council Training Room

Triumphant: Developing a Short Memoir about Overcoming the Odds

Are you inspired to write a short memoir but are uncertain about how to write down your reflections in a cohesive and engaging manner? Join experienced writer-editor Verena Tay in this short course and complete that short memoir under her guidance.

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