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Featured CWILLer: K.A. Wiggins (Kaie)
Here’s the next in our series of profiles on CWILL members: Featured CWILLer: K.A. Wiggins (Kaie) Continue reading
All the Awards | 2022 Edition
We’re so proud of our illustrators and authors who made it onto the awards circuit in 2022!
We hope this list of notable and award-winning children’s books by BC authors and illustrators is helpful for teachers, librarians, and book lovers. You can also browse collections of BC books for kids by new release year, awards, set-in-BC/Canada, age range, and more on our Pinterest “Shelves” & New & Upcoming Release Database.
2022 nominations, shortlists, and wins are listed in alphabetical order of CWILLers’ last name below: Continue reading
Read Local! 2023 Spring Preview
Special thanks to The British Columbia Library Association Young Adults and Children’s Section (YAACS) for the opportunity to pop into their 2023 Youth Services Institute day for a lightning talk! Watch the replay for a sneak peek at some of the 2023 new and upcoming releases we’re most excited for, along with a quick overview of bringing BC kidlit authors, illustrators & books into libraries, schools and institutions! Continue reading
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So you want to get published…
Here at CWILL, we get a lot of questions about getting published, which is one of the reasons we host an annual panel event with the Vancouver Public Library—we’ll give you the insider perspective! So don’t hesitate, sign up now … Continue reading
Help the Lyceum grow new roots
A Vancouver literary institution needs some support! A sudden, steep rental increase has threatened the existence of a well-loved centre for arts and literature. Christianne’s Lyceum of Literature and Art—like many Vancouver businesses in similar situations—considered closing. The Lyceum needs … Continue reading
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CWILL BC 2022 Releases
Our members (and their publishers!) have been hard at work this year. We’re proud to see over 50 titles (including a solid collection of sweet-and-spooky Halloween-ready books!) by BC authors and illustrators published across all juvenile age ranges and categories. Looking to add more quality kidlit to your shelves? Browse & Shop 2022 Releases on Pinterest
Search, Sort & Shop 2022 Releases in Google Sheets Continue reading
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