The SBC Academy is the training arm of SBC.
We conduct short courses, talks, workshops and masterclasses in writing, translation, storytelling and publishing. Our workshops meet the training needs of professionals and the wider public. Our local and international trainers and speakers who hail from countries such as the United Kingdom, United States and Australia are established and credible professionals from the literary arts and publishing field.
An empowered and competitive publishing industry and literary arts community in Singapore trained in the latest professional knowledge and skills.
SBC Academy aims to be a training provider of excellence in Singapore, addressing the training needs of professionals and others working in the fields of writing, translation, storytelling, editorial and publishing. SBC Academy is committed to engaging qualified, credible and talented trainers and experts to develop and conduct relevant programmes in Chinese, English, Malay and Tamil.
Courses taking place in the next few months
Ask- Me Conversation with a Literary Agent
This talk will be a short introduction to getting your manuscript ready to pitch to an agent. The talk will also include, in brief, information about the business of publishing and how the publishing process works leading up to a book reaching the stores for sale. The session will be conducted via...
The Art of Self-Care: The Beauty of Journaling
How does one find one’s centre in the world today? Are there effective ways to help us understand our own self and life station? One important way is to write ourselves into a state of wellbeing. Our inner creativity can help us discover aspects of ourselves we seem to have forgotten, ignored or...