Asian Festival of Children’s Content

29 May — 7 June 2015

Singapore

Country Focus - ChinaDo you write or illustrate stories for children? Are you looking for the hottest new trend in YA novels? Are you looking for the latest tips and techniques in early literacy? If so, the AFCC in Singapore is the place to be! You can explore the Asian market with publishing and media professionals, network with distinguished authors and illustrators, learn important information on early literacy from childhood experts, and find the latest books and content from Asia and beyond.

While we conjure up the 2015 website, here’s some information which might be useful:

Calendar (PDF) Blog

BOOK & PRODUCT LAUNCHES

AFCC's book and product launches are public events where writers, illustrators and publishers can meet and mingle with their readers and introduce new children's books, apps, and other products to the public. If you have a book or product relevant to children's content that you are keen to share with us, simply submit an entry to afcc@bookcouncil.sg!

Closing date for Book & Product Launch submissions is 6 February 2015. If your submission has been selected, you will be informed by the end of March 2015. More details in downloadable files below.

INDIVIDUAL BOOK LAUNCH SUBMISSIONS:

INDIVIDUAL BOOK LAUNCHES

ORGANISATIONS AND PUBLISHERS BOOK OR PRODUCT LAUNCH SUBMISSIONS:

ORGANISATIONS AND PUBLISHERS LAUNCHES

BOOK ILLUSTRATORS GALLERY (BIG)

23 May - 11 June 2015

You are invited to submit artwork that has appeared in children’s books, audio/video products, comics or graphic novels in Asia, published between January 2014 and March 2015! Closing date for submissions is 2 March 2015! More details in the downloadable files below. Submit your entry to afccbig@gmail.com!

BIG SUBMISSION GUIDELINES BIG INFORMATION SHEET

AFCC Writers & Illustrators Retreat

30 May - 2 June 2015 (Saturday - Tuesday)

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) Writers and Illustrators retreat presents a rare chance for children’s content writers, illustrators and content creators to have their work read and critiqued by established publishing professionals. This first-ever Writers & Illustrators Retreat has in store for you one-on-one consultations, short workshops/activities and a chance to polish your work at AFCC's pitching clinic! Applicants are required to submit a story, according to the guidelines in the link below. 

The Retreat is open to local and overseas children's content creators writing, illustrating or creating content with an Asian focus. Only twenty slots available! A slot in the Retreat will be given according to the merit of the work submitted. The deadline for submissions is 28 February 2015.
 

Come learn from the professionals! 

For enquiries about the retreat, please email prema@bookcouncil.sg.

RETREAT WRITE-UP RETREAT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

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