Check out our range of programmes as part of Beyond Words
MIDDLE GRADE 101
Join us for the launch of Beyond Words with Middle Grade 101, a two-part talk series that looks at the history of the middle grade books market, industry trends and publishing practices. Featuring established professionals from the UK and US children’s book industry, this series is recommended for anyone who is interested in creating middle grade books.
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Explore the ins and outs of the Middle Grade market and publishing in this talk by Tom Bonnick, Senior Commissioning Editor and Business Development Manager at award-winning children’s publisher, Nosy Crow. Learn more about the publishing process, get tips on getting started as a middle grade writer and insights into digital book marketing.
Dive into the world of middle grade books in this informative talk by Alvina Ling, VP and Editor-in-Chief of Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, as she shares her insights of over 20 years working in the scene. Get an overview on the history of middle grade publishing, learn more about the content trends and find out what makes a good middle grade book.
UNDERSTANDING MIDDLE GRADE BOOKS
Learn more about the current issues being discussed in the middle grade books scene in this session featuring children’s book writers. What are writers producing, and what are publishers and readers looking out for in a book? Hear from each panel as the speakers discuss about the challenges and opportunities in creating middle grade books in the different languages.
Middle grade books are seeing a rise in popularity worldwide. This panel will discuss the challenges and trends for writers and publishers of Chinese middle grade books in Singapore and Asia.
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Denon Lim Denan
Understanding Malay Middle Grade Books
Bahan bacaan untuk kanak-kanak berumur 8-12 tahun kini semakin popular. Panel ini akan bincangkan cabaran dan tren terkini di Singapura dan negara-negara jiran.
Middle grade reading resources (or books) are now getting more popular. This panel will discuss challenges and latest trends in Singapore and neighbouring countries.
சிறுவர்கள் புத்தகங்களை அறிதல்
சிறுவர்களின் புத்தகங்களுக்கு அதிக அங்கிகாரம் கிடைக்கிறது. இந்த குழுமுறை சிங்கப்புர் மற்றும் ஆசியா நாட்டுகலில் உள்ள பிரச்சனைகளை விவாதிக்கும்.
Middle grade books are seeing increasing popularity. This panel will discuss the concerns and trends in Singapore and Asia.