Poetic Forms: Experimenting with Structure
Join editor Desmond Kon, and poets Eric Valles and Yeow Kai Chai as they share their ideas on the complexities of poetic creation.
8 March, 3pm – 4pm
Central Public Library
Dare You Dino
Authors Andy Chua (Fossil Finders series) and Amon Chua (Ryan & Rex series) share their love for dinosaurs, talk about the inspiration behind their books and more.
9 March, 11am – 12.30pm
Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
Gajah Untuk Adil (An Elephant For Adil)
Join celebrity author Rilla Melati Bahri in a fun-filled bilingual storytelling session with Singapore’s most loved Malay boy – Adil! Specially for little ones aged 4-8 years old, mummies and daddies can join in the fun through songs, games and language activities. So come and spend the day with Adil in a parent-and-child storytelling experience like no other! This is an English-Malay bilingual programme.
10 March, 11am – 12.30pm
Into The Woods
Book Date @ The Moon
Calling all children’s authors, join the Book Date, a ground-up initiative that provides a platform for authors to network and connect with other professionals in the writing industry.
9 March, 12pm – 2pm
The Moon - Bookstore and Cafe
新加坡绘本嘉年华 (Singapore Picture Books Carnival)
A first in Singapore, this carnival brings together Singapore’s children books authors under one roof with author talks, storytelling as well as arts and craft sessions. This programme is in Mandarin.
9 March, 1pm – 6pm
Bras Basah Complex
We All Step On Snails: A Poetry & Terrarium Experience
Everyone feels tired and uneasy from the dense urban life at some point in time. Calm those frayed nerves and fight the urban blues through a poetry performance by poet Marc Nair while crafting your very own terrarium.
9 & 17 March: 1pm – 3pm
The Hive Carpenter (9 March) & Plain Vanilla Bakery (17 March)
Heartland Humour in SingLit
In this light-hearted discussion, award-winning author James Suresh shares humorous stories from his latest books When I was in Uniform… and Singapore in the 60s.
9 March, 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Shaping ‘Oops Odelia’
Join us for a fun-filled afternoon starting with an interactive storytelling session with Oops Odelia’s MY Birthday Cake and followed by a hands-on pancake making session facilitated by Sann Choo, the book’s illustrator.
9 March, 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Slappy Cakes @ The Grandstand
Nomads and The World in a Cup of Tea
Enjoy afternoon tea at Mount Faber as travel writers Marc Nair and Tan Mei Ching feed your souls with their literary voyages.
16 March, 2pm – 3.30pm
Armour x Author Meet & Greet
Meet the authors of The Boys Who Talks in Bits and Bobs and Murphy, See How You Shine! – Eva Wong and Chen Wei Teng and join them at a fun-filled storytelling session and activities for parent-and-child pairs.
9 March, 2pm – 3.30pm
Times Waterway Point