Category Archives: poetry

Haiku Secrets at Historic Joy Kogawa House

On February 25, Jacquie Pearce will give a Haiku Secrets workshop at Historic Joy Kogawa House. In the workshop, Jacquie will teach people about writing haiku (including debunking the idea that a haiku poem needs to be 5-7-5 syllables long … Continue reading

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Reading BC Books

CWILL BC’s list of set-in-BC children’s and young adult books is newly updated and posted here. You’ll find stories set everywhere from Sooke to Barkerville to Smithers. Happy reading!

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Announcing Reading Lights – 2015 selected books

   Here they are – the books selected for the first installation of the Reading Lights – a collaborative project by the Vancouver Public Library and the Children’s Writers and Illustrators of BC Society (CWILL BC). These wonderful books for young children will … Continue reading

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A Launch for Robert Heidbreder’s Latest Book – Tomorrow, May 13th!

Publisher’s description: As night falls on a soft summer evening, neighborhood children are drawn out of their houses by the sights and sounds of the world after dark. First the fireflies come sparkling past, followed by a host of domestic … Continue reading

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Photos from World Read Aloud Day

Back on Wednesday, March 4th, CWILL BC members took part in two WRAD events: one at Richmond Public Library and the other at Christianne’s Lyceum . Participants included Lori Sherritt-Fleming, Tiffany Stone, Rie Charles, Silvana Goldemberg, Cindy Heinrichs, Duane Lawrence, Janet … Continue reading

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Announcing Reading Lights – see your writing or illustration in lights

UPDATE, July 3 2015: announcement of selected books Calling BC Writers and Illustrators Do you write stories or poems for children 8 years and younger? Submit your published work for consideration to feature your story or poem under a Reading Light. … Continue reading

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