• It's become a regular fixture on the calendar. Regional Advisors and Illustration Coordinators from across the Asia Pacific regions look forward to meeting each other at the Asian Festival of Children's Content in Singapore. International Regional Advisor Chairperson Kathleen Ahrens and SCBWI board member Christopher Cheng check in with each of the regions to see if we're up to no good!
  • We've been pretty fortunate, what with Singapore being the "Crossroads of Asia", to have had several well-know authors visiting either on school visits or coming for a conference. So of course we entertain them the only way that Singaporean's know - with a big meal! In 2011, Linda Sue Park came for a school visit and we took her out for an Indian curry dinner.   Kathleen Ahrens came to run a picture book workshop in 2012 and we had a chance to socialise over dinner and wine.   And when Lisa Yee and Jacquie Harvey were in town for school visits, we took them to a local restaurant where they could sample all the best local dishes. (although Lisa only barely survived her own earlier encounter with another Singaporean favourite - the durian!)   When Wendy Orr came to speak at the Asian Festival of Children's Content, she was taken to a seafood restaurant.   So if anyone is ever coming by Singapore, do let us know - we'll do our best to give you a Singapore welcome!  
  • Sarah Mounsey launched her new book Paw Prints on the Magic Sofa at the Asian Festival of Children's Content 2013. The books were illustrated by Jade Fang who also worked on Sarah's first book Purple Paw Prints. Nearly 30 titles by authors from across Asia and Singapore were launched at the Festival.  
  • At the launch of David Seow's picture book Emma's Elephant, children were invited to draw and colour right in the middle of the launch. Everyone had a great time, even David, who was nervous at the beginning.
SCBWI in Singapore

After a few years hiatus, the Singapore group was reactivated in 2010. Since then, the number of members has grown every year and we have a active monthly critique group with occasional social events.

SCBWI Singapore is also a partner of the Asian Festival of Children's Content which is a …

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