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2018 Celebration of Award Winning Children’s Authors and Illustrators

The Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable and CWILL BC invite you to their 2018 Celebration of Award Winning BC Children’s Authors and Illustrators: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | 7 – 9 pm University Golf Club | Point Grey Room 5185 University … Continue reading

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Family Sunday – Art Gallery of Greater Victoria – December 17th

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is honoured to welcome special guest Margriet Ruurs and the book Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey, which features the artwork of Syrian artist Nizar Ali Badr, to its next Family Sunday: December 17th, 2017 … Continue reading

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Dip into Ink Well Vancouver

Three Vancouver children’s writers have launched a new kid lit community called Ink Well Vancouver and they’re planning a series of workshops, master classes, and events. Their first offering is a six-week children’s writing workshop, ideal for anyone hoping to … Continue reading

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Mahtab Narsimhan: New to BC, by Pam Withers

A brand-new member of CWILL BC, award-winning author Mahtab Narsimhan, comes to Vancouver via Mumbai, Delhi, Dubai, Bahrain, Oman, and Toronto. This well-travelled former hotel manager and saleswoman moved from the Middle East to Toronto in 1997, seven years before … Continue reading

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A writer from a tender age: Kallie George, by Pam Withers

It may have started with a houseguest who happened to be a children’s writer. Kallie George was five years old when she shyly spied on the family friend creating a children’s book. Or it may have been her indulgent father … Continue reading

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Nominations – 2019 Chocolate Lily Book Award

The Chocolate Lily Book Award is accepting submissions for 2019! Submission Deadline: January 31, 2018 Submission Criteria: Children’s book created by a BC author or illustrator. Authors and illustrators who have lived in BC for 3 out of the last … Continue reading

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