Monday, August 9, 2010

Call for Papers: Asian Festival of Children’s Content, 26–29 May 2011

Via Singapore Book Council

We invite writers, illustrators, preschool & primary school teachers, publishers, libraries, literary agents, distributors & retailers, translators, technology solution providers and other media professionals to take part in this festival.

  • Deadline: 30 November 2010
  • Geographical coverage: Worldwide
  • Content: on Asia for children
  • Reading Fee: n/a
  • Accepts (genre): papers
  • Prize/Payment: n/a
  • Contact:

The festival aims to:

i) Provide the World’s children with quality Asian content for education and entertainment.

ii) Foster excellence in the creation, production and publication of children’s materials with Asian content in all formats and to facilitate their distribution and access, first in Asia and then to children worldwide.

Type of Sessions possible:

a) Workshops (60 mins or 180 mins)

The purpose of a workshop is to provide the opportunity for participants to learn by doing and reflection.

b) Roundtable Discussions

The purpose of a Roundtable discussion is to maximise dialogue around a particular idea or project.

c) Paper Session (typically 3 papers will be grouped together)

The purpose of a Paper Session is to provide presenters with an opportunity to present the main ideas and conclusions of their work, whether these are theoretical, programmatic or the results for a study of any kind.

d) Interactive Dialogue

The purpose of an Interactive Dialogue is address a specific topic or problem in a format meant to stimulate focused dialogue.

If you wish to propose a presentation for this festival, kindly send a proposal to Please submit a two-page proposal in writing by 30 November 2010.

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