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. To stay updated, join us on our various platforms below!

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10 - 31
Jul
2021
Sat

Triumphant: Developing a Short Memoir about Overcoming the Odds

9:30AM – 12:30PM | Singapore Book Council Training Room

Writing

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.

14
Aug
2021
Sat

Embark on Your Travel (Writing)

9:30AM – 12:30PM | Singapore Book Council Training Room

Writing | SBC Academy

Get tips from Amazon #1 bestselling travel book author, Shivaji Das and embark on your journey!

21
Aug
2021
Sat

Introduction to Storytelling I

9:30AM – 5:45PM | Singapore Book Council Training Room

Storytelling | Reading

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.

28
Aug
2021
Sat

Introduction to Storytelling II

9:30AM – 5:45PM | Singapore Book Council Training Room (no lift to this venue)

Storytelling | Reading

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.

31
Aug
2021
Tue

Scholastic Asian Book Award (SABA)

5.00pm | Singapore Book Council Training Room

Scholastic Asian Book Award

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.

18
Sep
2021
Sat

Getting Started on Your Family Story

9:30AM – 12:30PM | Singapore Book Council Training Room

Writing | SBC Academy

Organise and preserve treasured items and memories, search for family history through online databases, and share your family stories.