About Us

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. 

Our Vision: 

To establish Singapore as the centre for writers and publishers of Asian content. 

Our Mission: 

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. 

Mailing address:

c/o Geylang East Public Library
50 Geylang East Avenue 1
Singapore 389777

Telephone: (65) 6848 8290   

Fax: (65) 6742 9466

Email: info@bookcouncil.sg

Website: www.bookcouncil.sg

Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/singaporebookcouncil

Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/sgbookcouncil

2 thoughts on “About Us

  1. Dear Sir, My name is Rewa Mirpuri. I am the author of three books, Book of Humour, Best of Humour and Bank of Humour. These books are published by Rotary Club of Singapore and we sell these to raise funds for charity. Please see our websites: http://www.rotary.org.sg/bookofhumour.html and http://www.booksonhumour.com
    We are keen to use your platform to publicise these books or sell them for which we are prepared to pay any share. Will you organisation help us?
    I await you kind response. Best regards, Rewa Mirpuri – Tel; 6241 9157.

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