Category Archives: conferences

Come hang out with Kidlit creators!

Kidlit lovers are invited to check out a fantastic fundraising event for the Vancouver Writers Festival: Kidlit, Craft Brews, and Canapes! Come hang out with Mariko Tamaki, Faith Eric Hicks, Ashley Spires (CWILL is proud to say that she is … Continue reading

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Conference on identity in children’s fiction

Registration for the 2014 UBC Graduate Student Research Conference in Children’s Literature, “I Will Be Myself”: Identity in Children’s Literature, Media and Culture, is now open. The conference will take place on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014, 8:00 am to 5:00 … Continue reading

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Interview with Serendipity presenter Travis Jonker

Posted by Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable (VCLR)on January 15, 2014 Travis JonkerWe invite you to read this interview with Teacher-Librarian, Blogger, and Caldecott 2014 juror Travis Jonker. Travis is one of our keynote speakers at Serendipity 2014: Children’s Literature in … Continue reading

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In the CWILLosphere

Feeling a little left out of the ALA festivities? Several CWILL BC writers and illustrators — and friends — are back from Seattle this week and eager to share their experiences. Deborah Hodge meets a fellow bibliophile at the conference. … Continue reading

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Book Expo America: Soul Food for Authors

The following is a guest post from Susin Nielsen. To learn more about Susan and her books, please visit her website. I just got back from Book Expo America, which was in New York this year. My publisher, Tundra, brought … Continue reading

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The Kamloops Young Writer’s Festival: An Inspiring Event

The following is a guest post by Julie Burtinshaw. To learn more about Julie and her work, please visit her website. On Thursday morning Norma Charles, Lee Edward Fodi and Lori Sherritt-Fleming piled into Norma’s van and headed for Kamloops. … Continue reading

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