Author Archives: Jacqueline Pearce

About Jacqueline Pearce

I am a writer (and occasionally, artist) living on the westcoast of Canada. I write novels, short stories and poetry for children and young adults. When I'm not at my computer, I explore the city, finding inspiration in hints of history, unexpected art, and glimpses of wild nature pushing up between the cracks. Sometimes, the resulting thoughts and haiku find there way onto my blog, "wildink."

Literary community helps cherry tree bloom!

Spring arrived early at Joy Kogawa House last Sunday — with a little help from knitters, crocheters, authors (including a few CWILL BC members) and book-lovers, who gathered to festoon the bare backyard cherry tree with hundreds of hand-knitted and … Continue reading

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Checking out Word on the Street

What a great day for Word on the Street! The sun was out and so were the book-lovers! Here are some images from today’s event in downtown Vancouver: at the Vancouver Public Library Central Branch on Georgia St. authors Pam … Continue reading

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Tis the Season

Chapters book store at Metrotown in Burnaby has teamed with local authors Linda DeMeulemeester, Diane Haynes, Jacqueline Pearce and Ellen Schwartz to create an afternoon of books, games, prizes and treats for young readers. If you’re in the area Saturday, … Continue reading

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It was a dark and stormy day…

Although the weather kept a few people at home, it wasn’t enough to stop the many book-lovers who came out to hear authors and check out the books and magazines at Vancouver’s Word on the Street today at Library Square. … Continue reading

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Hockey fever

In honour of the Vancouver Canucks making it to the second round of the Stanley Cup play-offs, here are some favourite kids’ books about Canada’ favourite game (including three new titles by CWILL authors Linda Bailey, Ellen Schwartz and David … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year

Gung Hay Fat Choy! or Gong Xi Fa Cai! (wishing you happiness and prosperity) to everyone who celebrates the Lunar New Year (which begins February 18). Ten things I learned when I was researching the Chinese New Year scene in my novel, … Continue reading

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