AFCC 2019: Submit now for the Pitching and Critique sessions
5 - 8 Sep 2019
National Library Building | Map

Are you a picture book illustrator looking for a publisher? A writer who wants feedback on your manuscript?

Don’t miss this chance to rub shoulders with industry representatives at AFCC 2019! Our pitching and critique sessions are now open for registration.

Sign up via the links below:
  • Writer’s Pitch
    • Pitch your children’s book manuscript to a panel of local and international publishers, including Sara Sargent (Penguin Random House USA), Lydia Leong (Marshall Cavendish International Asia). 
  • Media Pitch
    • Pitch your ideas for children’s films, webseries, games and apps to a panel of commissioners from MM2Mediacorp, and Netflix and more. 
  • First Pages: Writing Critique
    • Present your children’s book manuscript anonymously and have it critiqued by a panel of authors and publishing experts. 
  • First Look: Illustration Critique
    • Present your children’s book illustrations anonymously and get feedback from a panel of experienced illustrators and publishers. 
Pitching and critique sessions are free for all AFFC ticket holders. Get your early bird tickets now! 
Read! Fest 2019: My Writing Journey
22 June - 28 July 2019 | Free admission
National Library Building | 

In this Special Conversations series presented by SBC in Read! Fest 2019, listen in as Singapore Literature Prize-winning writers from different generations share about their creative journey as a writer, as well as their thoughts on how the Singapore literary scene has changed over the years.

Register for your spot at the sessions via the links below:
SBC Academy Workshop
Telling Stories with Pictures
5 July (Talk) | 7:00pm - 9:30pm
6 July (Workshop) | 10:00am – 4:00pm
SBC Training Room | $70 (Talk only), $180 (Talk + Workshop bundle)

"I used to think, draw what you like. But now, I realised that there is a larger responsibility behind illustrations and stories - we can communicate very important messages in illustrations."
- Josef Lee

Join Josef Lee's Telling Stories with Pictures to inspire your own illustrated story!  
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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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