Out of the Woods

Out of the Woods: A Workshop on Visual Storytelling

Many great stories get lost because their creators get too caught up in the details. Their stories are full of ideas and wonderful things – which start to distract the reader. Soon, the stroll to grandma’s house becomes a confusing case of being hopelessly lost in the woods.

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Young at Hearts

Young at Heart: Asian Children's Book

Come visit our showcase of Asian children’s literature, Young at Heart, which features more than 70 titles, including the popular Amma, Tell Me series, as well as picture books, comics and teenage novels.

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Travel Writing

Travel Writing in a Cross-cultural Context: Hits and Misses

Find out how travel writer Shivaji Das is able to craft stories from his encounters with the locals, from Filipino women boxers to the homeless in Seoul, and the challenges of travelling across cultures.

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Travel Writing

Meeting in the Middle: Asian Women in Focus

In celebration of International Women's Day, we will be spotlighting women – not women as a whole, but women coming from diverse intersections within our region – and having a book exchange to boot!

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Confrontation

Found in Translation

In conjunction with the #BuySingLit campaign, The Select Centre is showcasing a selection of Singapore's translated books that is set to enrich your literary diet.

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Confrontation

இலக்கிய வசந்தம் Ilakkiya Vasantham (Spring of Imagination): Singapore Award-Winning Tamil Literature

Lovers of Tamil books are in for a treat, as more than 30 literary gems are featured in this special showcase at The Select Centre.

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Confrontation

Confrontation

Join our new book club with a difference – using books to open up intercultural exchanges! This August, we will discuss "Confrontation" by Mohamed Latiff Mohamed with Imran taib and Zhang Ruihe. Hosted by Constance Singam.

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Bye, Beautiful

Bye, Beautiful

Join our new book club with a difference – using books to open up intercultural exchanges! This July, we will discuss "Bye, Beautiful", written by Australian young adult fiction writer Julia Lawrinson. Hosted by Felix Cheong.

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Me Migrant

Me Migrant

Join our new book club with a difference – using books to open up intercultural exchanges! This June, we will discuss "Me Migrant", poems originally written in Bengali by Mukul, transcreated by Singapore poet Cyril Wong based on English translations by Fariha Imran and Farouk Ahammed. Hosted by Constance Singam.

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Get Lucky

Get Lucky: An Anthology of Philippine and Singapore Writings

Join our new book club with a difference – using books to open up intercultural exchanges! This May, we will discuss "Get Lucky: An Anthology of Philippine and Singapore Writings", edited by Migs Bravo-Dutt, Manuelita Contreras-Cabrera, and Eric Tinsay Valles. Hosted by Constance Singam.

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The Tower

The Tower

Join our new book club with a difference – using books to open up intercultural exchanges! This April, we will discuss Isa Kamari's "The Tower". Hosted by Constance Singam.

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The Goddess in the Livingroom

The Goddess in the Livingroom

Join our new book club with a difference – using books to open up intercultural exchanges! This March, we will discuss Latha's "The Goddess in the Living Room". Hosted by Constance Singam.

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Death by Perfume

Death by Perfume

Join our new book club with a difference – using books to open up intercultural exchanges! This Feb we delve into Death by Perfume by You Jin. Hosted by Constance Singam.

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