Author Archives: Lee Edward Fodi

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.

Announcing the passing of James Heneghan

It’s with a sad and heavy heart that CWILL shares the news that writer James Heneghan died peacefully last Friday, April 23. James was a long-time member of CWILL BC, and one of Canada’s foremost authors of historical and realistic … Continue reading

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Writing Kids’ Books: The Inside Story

Did you miss CWILL BC’s big event about breaking into the kidlit industry? Well, fret no further! The event, hosted with the Vancouver Public Library, is now available for viewing! Just click HERE.

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Announcing the 2021 shortlist for The Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey— Funniest Children Book award

It’s April 1, but this is no joke! The Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey! — Funniest Children’s Book Award committee has a very serious announcement to make: our jury has finally stopped laughing long enough to tell us which … Continue reading

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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 Autio, Darren Groth, Melanie Jackson, Sara Leach, Sue Macartney and Lois … Continue reading

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If you love BC creators, we’ve got you covered!

CWILL BC is pleased to announce our new and shiny newsletter, which will offer subscribers a round-up of all the latest publications being released by BC children’s authors and illustrators each season. You can view our inaugural issue here, to … Continue reading

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CWILL BC stands in solidarity

CWILL BC denounces the acts of injustice, violence, and racism that have been committed against persons of colour, especially Black and Indigenous peoples of Canada. We stand in solidarity with them, and endorse the statements issued by The Writers’ Union … Continue reading

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