National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS) or the Book Council is a non-profit umbrella body inaugurated in February 1969 to promote storytelling, reading, writing and publishing. The Book Council brings the book industry and literary community together through social events, courses, seminars, conferences and author lectures.
The Book Council has now set its sight on energising writers, publishers and related professional bodies with the objective of developing Singapore into an international centre for writers and publishers of Asian content.
To establish Singapore as the centre for writers and publishers of Asian content.
To lead the community of writers, publishers, storytellers and related industry players to work together to nurture, share, train, research and organise programmes towards the realisation of our vision.
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