Singapore to Host World Conference of Christian Publishing: LittWorld 2018

MAI is pleased to announce LittWorld 2018 will again take place in Singapore, October 28 to November 2, 2018. “The world of publishing is changing, but the one constant is the need for excellent content,” MAI President John Maust said.  “At LittWorld 2018, global publishers and writers will look at fresh new ways to help today’s readers see and apply the power of the Bible in their everyday lives and to know the Word made flesh.”

Announcing winners of the LittWorld 2018 writing contest


2018 Speakers

More speakers will be added


Miriam Adeney


Dr. Miriam Adeney is associate professor of World Christian Studies at Seattle Pacific University. She has mentored writers on five continents and authored six books, including Kingdom Without Borders.

Ramez Attalah


Ramez is general director of the Bible Society of Egypt. He twice served as vice-chairman of the Lausanne Movement and was program chair for the Cape Town 2010 Congress.

Emily Lim-Leh


Emily is an award-winning authorof 30 children’s books. She has contributed several devotional and related articles to books and magazines.

Dan Balow


Dan is a non-fiction literary agent with The Steve Laube Agency and publisher of Gilead Publishing, which publishes Christian-themed fiction.

Martin Manser


Martin Manser is a professional reference book editor who has compiled or edited more than 200 reference books.

Lekan Otufodunrin


Lekan is managing editor of online and special publications with The Nation, Nigeria’s leading national daily newspaper.

Sam Richardson


Sam is the chief executive of SPCK, Britain’s oldest Christian Publisher, which won U.K. Christian Publisher of the Year under Sam.

Ardy Roberto


Ardy is a best-selling author, award-winning entrepreneur and speaker. He is founder of Project Author workshops, which train aspiring authors.

Cindy Coloma


Cindy is a bestselling author of more than 20 fiction and nonfiction books. One recent project hit #1 on Amazon.

Bishop Emeritus Robert Solomon


Dr. Solomon served as bishop of The Methodist Church in Singapore from 2000 to 2012. He has authored more than 30 books and contributed many articles to books, theological dictionaries and journals.

ChinKar Tan


ChinKar is Publisher of Write Editions and Word Editions, imprints of JMatrix Consulting, a publishing and communications company based in Singapore.

Joyce Mae E. Tongson- Manalang


Joyce is finance and accounting director of OMF Literature, Inc., one of the largest Christian publishers in the nation.

Jeff Crosby


Jeff is publisher at InterVarsity Press, a Chicago-area company, and a vice president of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA.

Jeanette Windle


Award-winning novelist and investigative journalist Jeanette Windle has authored 21 fiction and non-fiction titles, including bestselling Veiled Freedom.

Joy Solina


Joy is vice president for publishing of CSM Publishing, which develops, publishes, promotes and distributes affordable Christian content.

Tim Beals


Tim is president of Credo Communications, a literary agency; publisher of Credo House Publishers; and a professor at Cornerstone University.

Nate Butler


Nate is president of COMIX35, a Christian nonprofit offering consultations, coaching and classes on producing comics-style literature.

“I was very encouraged meeting people from all over the world who are passionate about communicating the Good News and who are involved in publishing/distribution.”

LittWorld plays a unique role in the training and encouragement of Christian publishers, editors and authors around the world. Men and women from 94 countries have participated in the triennial conference since it began in 1986. Nearly 280 publishing staff from 51 countries attended the most recent LittWorld conference in Singapore in 2015.

We invite you to LittWorld 2018 in Singapore

Your effectiveness as a Christian publisher or writer will increase significantly as a result of participating in LittWorld 2018.  You will gain fresh skills and knowledge to succeed and survive in the fast-changing world of publishing and communications.  And you will get connected to a caring, global publishing community for continued learning, support, encouragement and prayer.
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