Having planned its program in a hybrid format, the Asian Festival of Children’s Content is delaying in-person events amid new coronavirus cases.
The Singapore Book Council hosts a new biennial round of the Malay literature awards, yielding six honors, one of them posthumous.
Authors whose work is featured today are writing from Singapore, the States, Norway, Italy, Finland, Canada, Germany, and the UK.
Singapore’s 2020 Asian Festival of Children’s Content draws from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas for its programming.
The Singapore Literature Prize program honors work in the four official languages of the island nation: Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil.
The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing.
Recognizing digital publishing and reading in Singapore, the Book Publishers Association’s awards this add ebooks, audiobooks, and digital marketing.
The annual Asian Festival of Children’s Content–itself postponed to October–this year takes its illustration show online with 13 nations’ illustrators represented in the curated collection.
The COVID-19 pandemic’s rapid expansion prompts the cancellation of the 2020 Asian Festival of Children’s Content in Singapore, and the UK Rathbones Folio Prize ceremony goes online.
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