Singapore Book Publishers Association
The Association represents the interests of Singapore publishers who are engaged in a wide range of publishing, marketing and distribution activities in both print and digital formats.
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) is the statutory board that advises and administers the Intellectual Property (IP) regime, promotes IP usage and builds the expertise so as to facilitate the development of IP eco-system in Singapore.
House of Mini Picture Books
An online free resource of 20 picture stories, to be downloaded/printed/DIY-ed into mini picture books.
poetry.sg is a home for Singapore poetry, organised by an independent team supported by Sing Lit Station.
prose.sg is a home for Singaporean fiction and creative non-fiction, organised by Sing Lit Station.
International ISBN Agency
International Standard Book Number System for Books, Software, Mixed Media etc. in Publishing, Distribution and Libraries.
Provides a continuous market measurement of US retail book sales based on electronic sales data analysis.
A dedicated marketplace for publishing professionals to find each other, and to locate critical information and a unique database.
The Association of Authors’ Agents
The Association of Authors’ Agents (AAA) is a British voluntary trade association whose members are all UK-and Republic of Ireland-based literary agencies.
What’s New in Publishing
A regular update on the publishing industry including, magazine, newspaper and digital publishing.
IP & COPYRIGHT
Factsheet for Creators and Performers on the Copyright Act 2021
Learn more about the works protected by the copyright act.
Factsheet on Copyright Act 2021
Learn more on how creators have the exclusive right to control specific uses of their works for a limited period of time.
New Copyright Act 2021: How the Changes will Affect Writers and Content Creators
An online talk on the new Singapore Copyright Act and what it means for your work as a writer and content creator. This talk is co-organised with the Copyright Licensing and Administration Society of Singapore (CLASS).
The Copyright Licensing Agency Limited
The Copyright Licensing Agency Limited (CLA) licenses organisations to copy and re-use extracts from print and digital publications on behalf of the copyright owners – authors, publishers and visual artists.
GRANTS & RESIDENCIES
David T.K. Wong Fellowship
The David T. K. Wong Creative Writing Fellowship is a unique and generous annual award of £26,000 to enable a fiction writer who wants to write in English about the Far East to spend a year in the UK, at the University of East Anglia in Norwich.
Sangam House is an international writers' residency program located in India which brings together writers from across the world to live and work among their peers in a safe, supportive and nurturing space.
JOURNALS & MAGAZINES
AngloINFO is an online network providing local English-language information services to expatriates worldwide.
Anak Sastra Literary Journal
Anak Sastra Literary Journal is a quarterly online publication which hopes to provide a venue for Southeast Asian writers to promote their writings in English.
Biblio: A Review of Books
Biblio is an attractive, large-format newspaper-style book review journal published in New Delhi.
Blue Minaret Literary Journal
The Blue Minaret Literary Journal is a space primarily for and by Muslim writers, poets and artists.
In each issue, Brazen explores a theme from various unique perspectives, with the intention of understanding ourselves, our fellow beings, and the world we live in better.
A Hong Kong-based literary and film agency that aims to assist authors, scriptwriters and film/documentary producers in exploring creative and commercial aspects of their ideas and work.
Eksentrika is an arts & culture community to get inspired, find and collaborate with artists based in Malaysia and Asia, discover events, and submit short stories and poems.
Published by Griffith University and ABC Books, it celebrates good writing and promotes public debate.
Himal Southasian is Southasia’s first and only regional magazine of politics and culture.
Kitaab, which means “book” in many Asian languages, was founded in 2005 by journalist and writer Zafar Anjum in Singapore as a space to celebrate and critique Asian writing in English.
Founded in 1987, Kyoto Journal (KJ) is an award-winning, volunteer-driven quarterly magazine presenting thought-provoking cultural and historical insights from Kyoto, Japan and all of Asia.
Alluvium, the journal of Literary Shanghai, aims to publish the best and most interesting prose, poetry, and literary translations related to Shanghai, China, and Asia.
Literature of Singapore, at the Postcolonial Web
A NUS University Scholars Programme project, which contains listing of local authors, with introductions, bibliographies, and some online samples of Singaporean writing.
Malaysian Indie Fiction
News about indie writings in English from Malaysians and writers living in Malaysia including interviews, exclusive excerpts, works in progress, new fiction and poetry, book launchings and reviews.
Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing
Launched in 1989, MANOA strives to bring the literature of Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas to English-speaking readers. To date, the journal has published forty-three volumes, about 8,000 pages, and over 1,000 writers, translators, reviewers, and editors. In addition, MANOA sponsors readings, exhibits, performances, and other events.
Mekong Review is a quarterly English-language magazine of arts, literature, culture, politics, the environment and society in Asia, written by people from the region or those who know it well.
Metropoli d’Asia is a new publishing company founded by Andrea Berrini, writer and essayist. The objective is to discover, translate and offer contemporary innovative writing by Asian authors to a wide public.
Publishers Weekly, familiarly known in the book world as PW and “the bible of the book business,” is a weekly news magazine focused on the international book publishing business.
Publishing Perspectives is an online magazine of international book publishing news and opinion.
Quarterly Literary Review Singapore
QLRS is the leading online literary journal in Singapore, publishing new writings as well as essays, reviews and interviews.
Queer Southeast Asia: A Literary Journal of Transgressive Art
QUEER SOUTHEAST ASIA is a literary journal of transgressive art that gives a platform to creative works produced out of a conscious opposition to oppressive norms in Southeast Asia and the rest of the world.
Ricepaper Magazine is a Vancouver-based Canadian magazine which has showcased Asian Canadian literature, culture, and the arts since 1994.
SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English
SARE: Southeast Asian Review of English is a peer-reviewed international journal founded in 1980 that publishes scholarly articles and other materials.
Silk Road Review: A Literary Crossroads
Silk Road Review: A Literary Crossroads publishes vibrant stories that occur in any location in the world.
Southlit is a journal and network of supporting sites focused on creative writing, literature and art from or connected to South Asia.
The Asian Writer
The Asian Writer is the voice of British Asian writing and is for readers and writers interested in South Asian literature. It is both the online magazine and quarterly newsletter.
The Bookseller is a weekly source of incisive, objective industry news and analysis, reaching all major bookshops and publishers in the UK and in nearly 100 countries worldwide.
The Bombay Review
The Bombay Review (TBR) is an international literary magazine publishing short fiction, essays, art and poetry, with annual print anthologies. Established in 2014, TBR is based out of New York City in US, and Bombay in India.
The Flying Inkpot
An online platform for writing about the arts in Singapore, which also provides comprehensive listings of productions, auditions and workshops.
The Tiger Moth Review
The Tiger Moth Review is a new journal of art + literature that features poetry, prose, art and photography that engages with nature, culture, the environment and ecology. The journal is interested in delving into the relationships, tensions and juxtapositions between man and the world they live in, the land they live on, the nature they interact with and the politics of living in an environmentally conscious way.
WRITERS CENTRE & ASSOCIATIONS
Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association
The ABAA was founded in 1949 to promote interest in rare and antiquarian books and book collecting, and to foster collegial relations.
Northern Territory Writers’ Centre
The NT Writers’ Centre has 350 members throughout the Northern Territory, who range from hobby writers to published authors.
An association of writers devoted to freedom of expression in Australia and in the world at large. It is affiliated to international PEN.
Queensland Writers Centre
QWC is a not-for-profit cultural enterprise with more than 2,200 members, and is the publisher of The Australian Writer's Marketplace – Australia's leading resource of the writing and publishing industry.
Word Forward Limited
A non-profit arts company that organises literary, cross arts, community and arts education programmes, and poetry slam sessions.