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Why you should shop for the holidays early this year . . .

Short answer: shipping and production issues = rising prices and limited stock. Plus: how you can help! Continue reading

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Celebrate local lit by entering our give-away!

Love reading local? Check out CWILL BC’s CELEBRATE LOCAL LIT Giveaway for your chance to win! Just click HERE. Open to residents of British Columbia. Choose between a stack of books by the authors and illustrators of CWILL BC or … Continue reading

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Book Launches

You’re invited! If you’re in the Okanagan on October 20 or 24, I hope you’ll come by!

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Inspiring young imaginations in Korea

Myself and two other CWILL authors recently returned from Korea, where we taught a creative writing camp for kids and presented at the Canadian Embassy in Seoul. A contest to celebrate Canada150 The event at the embassy was an award … Continue reading

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WORD Vancouver: A free festival of reading and writing

Word Vancouver Inspiring Words. A free festival of reading and writing. Words, words, and more words will abound at various free events between September 21 and 25, all part of Word Vancouver; the big festival day happens on the 25th … Continue reading

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Burt Award for First Nations, Métis & Inuit Literature for Youth

The deadline for submissions for the inaugural annual Award for Young Adult literature written by First Nations, Métis and Inuit authors is May 1, 2013. From the website: The Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature is a unique … Continue reading

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