Join us at our Free Event — Writing and Illustrating Kids’ Books: The Inside Story

CWILL BC’s annual panel on becoming a children’s author / illustrator is coming up—and is free to attend.

When: Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Where: Hosted by the Vancouver Public Library via Zoom.

Who: Panelists include Karen AutioDarren GrothMelanie JacksonSara LeachSue Macartney and Lois Peterson. The panel will be moderated by Ellen Schwartz, author of 17 books for children, including picture books, chapter books, teen novels, and non-fiction.

Join us—professional children’s authors and illustrators—to find out how we broke into this exciting and competitive field and built our careers. Ask questions and get practical information on topics such as how to improve your writing, how to find a publisher and submit your work, what agents do, what to look for in a book contract, and what the financial rewards are.

For more information, including the link to access the event, visit the VPL website.

About Lee Edward Fodi

I’m a children’s author, illustrator, and specialized arts educator—or, as I like to think of myself, a daydreaming expert. I'm the author of the Kendra Kandlestar series, The Books of Zoone, and Spell Sweeper. During my free time, I'm a traveler, adventurer, and maker of dragon eggs. I live in Vancouver with my wife and son.
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