Upcoming Literature Related Events in Vancouver

Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable events:

1. Authorfest

The VCLR and the Education Library celebrate a quartet of West Coast writers with UBC students.
Sarah Ellis, Robert Heidbreder, Shar Levine and Kari Lynn Winters
Contact Jo-Anne Naslund, Education Library 604-822-0940

2. Serendipity
Saturday, February 23, 2008
A Celebration of First Nations Writers and Illustrators of children’s books will be held at the First Nations Longhouse.

Presenters will include George Littlechild, Richard Van Camp, Leo Yerxa and Julie Flett.
Other First Nations speakers will be announced soon.
The winner of the CLR Information Book Award is a featured guest.

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Northern Voice

“Northern Voice is a two-day, non-profit personal blogging and social media conference that’s being held at the Forestry Sciences Centre, 2424 Main Mall, UBC main campus, Vancouver, Canada on February 22-23, 2008. This is the 4th annual incarnation of this event, see the 2005, 2006 and 2007 websites for previous information.”

There’s a workshop of interest to authors:

From Book to Blog or Blog to Book
Presenter: Monique Trottier
CWILL BC members, authors and bloggers kc dyer and Meg Tilly are part of the panel.
As well, there is a whole day of blogging, podcasting, and videocasting 101 seminars.

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