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Asian Festival of Children’s Content
23–26 May 2024

Join author Joel Donato Ching Jacob, winner of the Scholastic Asian Book Award (2018) as he reads a scene from his book, Wing of Locust, and reverse engineer it by using character creation and skill challenge rules using a tabletop roleplaying game! Then you get to write your own scene through game.

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Joel Donato Ching Jacob

Joel Donato Ching Jacob (Philippines)

Joel is a novelist, poet, and translator based in Bay, Laguna in the Philippines. His novel, Wing of the Locust, is the 2018 Scholastic Asian Book Award winner and a 2021 Singapore Book Award finalist. His short story, Artifacts from the Parent, is an Editor's Choice awardee for Best Asian Short Stories in 2019. He was awarded by the Philippine National Commission on Culture and the Arts with the Ani ng Dangal for Literature in 2021.

Programme dates and times are subject to change.