Singapore literature, or Sing lit as it is known locally, is getting hot—and it is not because of the island’s tropical climate.
The Asian Festival of Children’s Content, managed by the National Book Development Council of Singapore, explores the entire spectrum of children’s content, from creation to distribution to consumption.
By and large, Singapore’s education system, which is among the most highly regarded in the world, is a boon to its publishing industry. No subject is more popular, or more competitive, than mathematics.
The last major updates to the Singapore Copyright Act were in 2004, before the era of tablets, e-readers, and smartphones.
From literary fiction to middle-grade series, Singapore’s new literary voices are getting louder, and their works finding new homes far away from the tropical city-state.