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Singapore Book Awards 2019 Winners Announced

The winners of the 2019 Singapore Book Awards were announced on Wednesday 2 October at the Pavilion in Conrad Centennial Singapore. 

Please click here to download the list of finalists and winners of the 2019 Book Awards.

SBPA looks forward to more exciting and interesting submissions in 2020!

Asian Festival Children Content (AFCC) - Call for Papers AFCC 2020

We are delighted to announce an open call for papers for AFCC 2020. If you are passionate about books and stories for children and young adults (YA), please send in a proposal for your presentation and stand the chance to be featured at AFCC 2020!

Theme: Voyages
Submissions close – 30 November 2019, 2359HRS 

We invite you to envision a world filled with possibilities as we traverse boundaries, redefine narratives and discover new truths. Cast your eyes on the theme of “Voyages” and immerse yourself in a world of stories for children and young adults. From new beginnings to uncharted territories, adventures await at AFCC 2020!

For more information, please visit:  https://afcc.com.sg/2019/page/call-for-papers

The Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award

The Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award (HABA) is presented biennially to an outstanding children’s book written by a Singapore citizen or Permanent Resident.

Submissions for the award are now open. 

The Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award (HABA) is presented biennially to an outstanding children’s book written by a Singapore citizen or Permanent Resident.

Submissions for the award are now open.
The closing date is 16 December 2019, at 5.00 pm 

For more info visit:  https://afcc.com.sg/2019/page/haba

NLB

NLB recently introduced new resources in Deposit Web. This new section named 'Publishing Data' (please see image below) consists of two reports that will be updated every quarter:

  1. Materials received through Legal Deposit
    The quarterly list will provide insights into Singapore publishing data. The report includes information about newly deposited titles such as title, international standard number, language, format etc.).
  2. Upcoming Publications 

The quarterly list will provide information (title, publisher, date of publication, price (if available) and ISBN) on new and upcoming Singapore publications from local publishers who applied for Cataloguing In Publication. 

* CIP is a service offered by NLB to local publishers for print materials published in Singapore.

For more information, please visit: https://www.nlb.gov.sg/deposit/home/index

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