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Author/Illustrator Jami Gigot: Never without a sketchbook in her back pocket, by Pam Withers

It was the movie Toy Story that inspired Jami Gigot to move from her Madison, Wisconsin home to Vancouver – to study animation and visual effects at Vancouver Film School. Always enamoured by her love of a good story (“My … Continue reading

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CWILL BC Authors and Illustrator Make Math More “App”etizing!

CWILL members Tiffany Stone, Lori Sherritt-Fleming and Scot Ritchie are serving up stories that are sparking imaginations internationally in the new app series produced by GAPC Entertainment for the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE). MATH STORYTIME is an … Continue reading

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Serendipity 2018 – March 3rd at UBC Robson Square

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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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Jocelyn Shipley: A sweet 16 years of writing YA

Thanks to an inspiring high school English teacher and a part-time job in the public library, Jocelyn Shipley of Parksville, BC decided as a teen she wanted to write fiction. That’s even though “I wrote a lot of bad poetry … 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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