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.
Courses taking place in the next few months
Literary Translation Workshop
A hybrid course for emerging literary translators, writers or poets interested in venturing into literary translation. Jointly presented by the Singapore Book Council and Tender Leaves Translation, this Literary Translation Workshop will be presented in a hybrid format. It is a two-part programme...
Courses which took place before
Disrupting the Markets: Publishing Translated Literature
From the talk, you can get insights, advice and experience on publishing translated literature. In the UK, translated literature is a growing market, however, European Literatures remain the most translated in the industry. So how can publishers, writers and translators from Southeast Asia disrupt...
How to Get and Stay Published
-- From the talk, you can get insights from two internationally-bestselling authors on getting an agent, a publisher and building a career. Gain insights and learn from two internationally-bestselling authors, Lauren Ho and Kirsten Chen on getting an agent, a publisher and building a career....
Play & Pedagogy: 2 models for Educational Practitioners
-- In this workshop designed for educational practitioners, you can learn how to apply game mechanics effectively to engage the learners. A workshop designed for educational practitioners in both traditional and non-traditional settings. Join the co-founder of Curious Chimeras, Alanna Yeo as she...