See You at the SLP Awards Ceremony 2022 This Thursday!

25 August, Thursday, 8 pm (SGT) |  Victoria Theatre  | Free registration 
Dress Code: Literary Flourish

Who among the 43 shortlisted writers will clinch Singapore’s top literary award? Has your vote given your favourite writer the extra oomph to seize the Readers’ Favourite? All will be revealed at this Thursday’s awards ceremony, save your seat and watch the wins!

We are also very excited to confer the SBC Achievement Award on literary pioneer Edwin Thumboo. The SLP Awards Ceremony will feature a never-before-seen side to the eminent poet, including an exclusive interview. RSVP today!

AFCC Circle Brings You Its August Edition!

31 August, Wednesday, 5 pm to 5.30 pm | AFCC Facebook

AFCC Circle is back with its fourth instalment this August!

Join us for an interactive session as we explore four more children’s books from Singapore and Thailand that focus on the theme of Friendship. Featured speakers include Singapore writer Jill Lim and Thai children’s book writer Chanida Soponvuttikul, to share more about each of their works. Catch the live stream of the session on the AFCC Facebook page!

SBC Academy: Learn Essential Travel Writing Skills With Shivaji Das!

3 September, Saturday, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm (SGT) | In-person, SBC Training Room* | $280 (Standard), $224 (Buddy Ticket) (Ticketing charges apply)

Celebrate the reopening of travel borders with a trip to Pulau Ubin with bestselling travel memoir writer Shivaji Das! This exquisite experience will take you from our cosy premises in Goodman Arts Centre to the less-trodden attractions of Pulau Ubin like 韦陀法宫 (Wei Tuo Fa Gong) Temple, a Buddhist temple that houses also shrines to Hindu gods and local guardian spirits; and the German Girl Shrine dating back to the time of World War I.

Shivaji will advise you on the tools you need to equip yourself with to bring your travel experiences to life! This course is claimable using SkillsFuture Credit, please request for invoice during Eventbrite check out to apply for claim here.

Try Your Hand at Creating Your Own Webtoon!

10 September, Saturday, 2 pm to 4:30 pm (SGT) | In-person, SBC Training Room* | $35, $28 (Buddy tickets) (Ticketing charges apply)

Fancy inventing the next Astro Boy or Goku? Begin your webtoon journey with comic book artist and illustrator, Foo Swee Chin!

Learn how to compose a story using manga and webtoon elements to help your readers read with ease in the Introduction to Webtoons Storytelling workshop. Get your pencils ready as you will get to create your own webtoon based on the theme "Slice of Life in Singapore" under Swee Chin's guidance too. Tag your friends along to enjoy a buddy discount!

Join Us at the Singapore Translation Symposium!

24 September 2022, Saturday | In-person at Play Den, The Arts House and Virtual | Free

The Singapore Translation Symposium returns this September! Explore the current landscape for literary translation and look forward to a series of panel discussions on current topics such as AI technologies and literary translation. Join us at the Arts House and look out for more translation programmes at the Symposium that you can try your hand at. We hope to see you there!

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