The Scholastic Asian Book Award (SABA) is a joint initiative between Singapore Book Council (SBC) and Scholastic Asia. To promote Asian experiences and expression in creative and innovative forms, this award recognises writers of Asian origin whose manuscripts have the potential to share uniquely Asian experiences of life, spirit, and thinking with the rest of the world.
The call for submission for SABA is now extended to 31 October 2022, 5.00pm (SGT). The winner announcement and award ceremony for SABA will now take place during AFCC in May 2023.
- To recognise excellence in fiction in Asian stories for children
- To showcase the diversity of literary talent in Asia
- To encourage and inspire more Asian-themed books and stories