The Philippines’ first-ever Book Institute launches in July 2022

In a move to professionalize book industry professionals at a wider scale, the National Book Development Board (NBDB), in partnership with the Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP), will establish The Book Institute of the Philippines (BIP) next month. Envisioned to be the premier training ground for book industry professionals and aspiring creatives who continue reading : The Philippines’ first-ever Book Institute launches in July 2022

NBDB posts a record high of grants and programs in 2021 and 2022

Manila, Philippines – As the publishing industry contracted during the pandemic, the National Book Development Board (NBDB), the Philippines’ book authority, pivoted towards providing grants and subsidies to support creatives and publishers. The year 2021 saw the highest recorded number of grants and domestic incentive programs in the 27 years of the agency’s existence, amounting continue reading : NBDB posts a record high of grants and programs in 2021 and 2022

THE WORLD DESERVES OUR STORIES | Filipino Books take center stage at the London Book Fair 2022

Quezon City, Philippines — The Philippines has great stories to tell and the world is just waiting for them. The country’s wealth of legends and folklore in the form of graphic novels, young adult and children’s literature and contemporary fiction will be featured in this year’s London Book Fair (LBF), which will be held from continue reading : THE WORLD DESERVES OUR STORIES | Filipino Books take center stage at the London Book Fair 2022

THE NATIONAL BOOK DEVELOPMENT BOARD WELCOMES THE NATIONAL LITERATURE MONTH WITH A P1.6 MILLION TRANSLATION GRANT

Quezon City, Philippines. Bring your story to a wider audience! As we celebrate the National Literature Month, the National Book Development Board is offering a P1.6 million translation grant to authors and publishers as part of its National Translation Subsidy Program and International Translation Subsidy Program, beginning March 24, 2022. We offer translation grants to continue reading : THE NATIONAL BOOK DEVELOPMENT BOARD WELCOMES THE NATIONAL LITERATURE MONTH WITH A P1.6 MILLION TRANSLATION GRANT

Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC)

  The NBDB is providing grants to its registrants to attend the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC). Register now at bit.ly/afcc21CNgrant and tell us why we should choose you for the grant! If you have any questions, please email us at grants@nbdb.gov.ph. You can also read more about AFCC at https://afcc.com.sg  

Translation

THE NATIONAL BOOK DEVELOPMENT BOARD CELEBRATES THE QUINCENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY WITH A P6.86 MILLION TRANSLATION GRANT The National Book Development Board of the Philippines (NBDB) offers translation grants to Filipino Authors and Publishers who wish to translate and publish their books to other Filipino and international languages. In order to increase readership among Filipinos, there is continue reading : Translation