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Graphic novel about the rescue of Jewish children wins award

Kathryn Shoemaker and Irene N. Watts have won a second award for their graphic novel Seeking Refuge, published by Tradewind Books. The book has won in the category of “Children & Youth” for the Jonathan & Heather Berkowitz Prize. ​Seeking Refuge … Continue reading

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Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize 2018

Congratulations to BC Book Prizes finalists Norma Charles and Kallie George, who are shortlisted for the 2018 Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize! Runner: Harry Jerome, World’s Fastest Man by Norma Charles Publisher: Red Deer Press Harry Jerome is one … Continue reading

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Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature Honours Irene Watts and Kathryn Shoemaker

Following a successful re-launch in 2016, the Vine Awards for Jewish Literature honoured four Canadian writers on October 3rd, 2017 at the Park Hyatt in Toronto. Each of the winning authors at the luncheon was presented with a unique glass Vine Awards … Continue reading

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Glen Huser: CWILL BC’s president loves “offbeat humour,” by Pam Withers

With a schoolteacher mother who wrote poetry, perhaps Glen Huser was always destined to be a writer. “She read to us every night. We definitely grew up with literature around us.” The second of four children, Glen grew up in … Continue reading

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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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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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