Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) 2019

5 – 8 September 2019
National Library Building, Singapore

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) is an annual festival that celebrates and aims to promote the creation, development and appreciation of quality Asian content for children and young adults. Organised by the Singapore Book Council, the festival comprises presentations, panels, masterclasses, workshops, along with a book fair showcasing a wide selection of books from local and international publishers. 

The AFCC is a unique event in Asia that provides an opportunity for academics, writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, agents, distributors, parents, teachers, and librarians to meet, learn, hone their craft, and develop cross-cultural collaborations.

Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for AFCC 2019 is now open. We are inviting academics and practitioners to submit their proposals that fall under any of our main programming tracks: Writers and Illustrators, Teachers and Parents, Cross-Platform. For more information on the various tracks and suggested topics, please download the Call for Papers Information Sheet below.

The programme committee will select the papers according to the content of the topic and its relevance to the festival. If you are selected you will receive a complimentary 3-day Festival pass (which includes admission to all sessions, except Masterclasses). Please note that honorarium, flight and hotel accommodation will not be provided if your paper is selected to be presented at AFCC. 

Submission Deadline: 31 January 2019
Notification of application status: 4 to 8 March 2019
Confirmation of presentation details: 29 April to 3 May 2019

Call for Papers: Information Sheet Application Form

Past Festivals

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011

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