Singapore Literature Prize 2020:
Submissions deadline: 31 Jan, 5pm

Submissions for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 end in three days on this Friday 31 Jan, 5pm. Inscribe your work in Singapore’s literary annals: Send your published book in Chinese, English, Malay or Tamil to us and stand a chance to be part of history this year!

SBC Academy: February Programmes

Food is Life! A Food and Life Writing Workshop
8 Feb 2020 | 9.30am - 12.30pm |
$80 (excl. ticketing fees)

SBC Training Room | Map
Light Snacks Provided

Had a hearty Chinese New Year? Extend your gastronomic delight with award-winning author Melissa De Silva and examine the ageless relationship between food and culture in this workshop.


Introduction to Storytelling I & II
22 and 29 Feb 2020 | 9.30am - 5.45pm | $388 | $588 bundle*

SBC Training Room | Map
Lunch and Light Snacks Provided

Dip your toes into the world of storytelling with Sheila Wee! The first session is a general introduction to storytelling, the second will focus on an in-depth understanding of how storytelling functions.

*You can choose to attend either session or both. Participants with storytelling experience can attend just the second session, subject to the facilitator’s approval.

Meet Your HABA Judges

SBC is pleased to announce the judges for the Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award 2020!

Dr Donna Lim, lecturer at English Language and Literature Academic Group at NIE will be serving as the Chief Judge. She is joined by Lee Kow Fong, renowned Singaporean children’s author-illustrator, and Charles Santoso, illustrator of several New York Times-bestselling children’s books. The shortlist for the award will be released in late April. 
#BuySingLit Call for volunteers

Every year, volunteers are important contributors to the successful execution of #BuySingLit. #BuySingLit will be back for two weekends on 6-8 and 13-15 March 2020. Be a part of an industry-wide movement to celebrate stories from Singapore with more than 80 programmes! Experience SingLit in a more fun and meaningful way.

More information can be found here.

Bicara S.E.A. Write 2020: Peter Augustine Goh

Perjalanan Penulisanku: Dari Mula Hingga Kini  Pemenang Anugerah Penulis Asia Tenggara (S.E.A. Write Award)
15 Feb 2020 | 4ptg - 5.30ptg | Kemasukan percuma
Living Room, The Arts House |

Dalam sesi ini, Peter Augustine Goh akan berkongsi tentang perjalanan penulisannya dari permulaan beliau sebagai penulis muda yang sedang meningkat sehingga menjadi pemenang anugerah berprestij, Anugerah Penulis Asia Tenggara 2018. Kenali kisahnya dan sumbangan beliau yang menjangkau lebih 40 tahun kepada dunia penulisan di Singapura dan Malaysia.

My Writing Journey: From the Beginning to Winning the S.E.A. Write Award
15 Feb 2020 | 4pm - 5.30pm | Free admission

Living Room, The Arts House | Map

In this conversation, Peter Augustine Goh talks about his writing journey from his days as a budding author to becoming the prestigious S.E.A. Write Award winner for 2018, spanning over 40 years of contribution to both Singapore and Malaysia’s Malay literary scenes.

Building Our Imagine-nation.
Singapore Book Council (SBC) is a charity founded in 1968. Our mission is to Build Our Imagine-nation by developing creativity, imagination and original thought through writing, reading, illustration and storytelling. We organise literary arts festivals, training workshops and give out awards to recognise excellence in the field.
Because It All Starts With A Story.
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