CFP: Voyages

Conference
Asian Festival of Children’s Content
National Library Building, Singapore
28 - 31 May 2020
Stichtag: 2019 11 30

We are delighted to announce an open call for papers for Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) 2020. If you are passionate about books and stories for children and young adults (YA), please send in a proposal for your presentation and stand the chance to be featured at AFCC 2020!

AFCC is a unique event in Singapore that provides an opportunity for various delegates, including writers, illustrators, translators, editors, publishers, agents, academics, teachers, media producers, and librarians to learn and hone their craft, network and develop collaborations.

We invite you to envision a world filled with possibilities as we traverse boundaries, redefine narratives and discover new truths. Cast your eyes on the theme of “Voyages” and immerse yourself in a world of stories for children and young adults. From new beginnings to uncharted territories, adventures await at AFCC 2020!

Guidelines

Applicants may submit applications that engage with AFCC’s three broad programming tracks – Writers and Illustrators, Teachers and Parents and Cross-Platform.

Preference will be given to applicants who have not presented at AFCC and/or who have not presented in the last three editions of the festival. Regular applicants with strong proposals that relate to the key themes are nonetheless encouraged to send in their applications for consideration.

Submissions

The submissions for AFCC 2020 Call for Papers will run from 14 October to 30 November 2019.

Please refer to the guidelines (https://afcc.com.sg/2019/page/call-for-papers) before submitting your application via this link. Incomplete applications will not be entertained.

Timeline

Call for Paper submissions open – 14 October 2019
Call for Paper submissions close – 30 November 2019, 2359h
Notification of application status – 20 January 2020
Confirmation of presentation details – 14 February 2020

For more information, please contact Caroline (caroline@bookcouncil.sg) or Chloe (chloe@bookcouncil.sg) with the subject “AFCC 2020 CFP Enquiry”.

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