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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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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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Reading: Big Blue Forever – September 16th, 2017

Anita Miettunen will be at UBC Bookstore reading from her new kids’ book, Big Blue Forever: The Story of Canada’s Largest Blue Whale Skeleton: Date & Time:  Saturday, September 16 from 1:00 to 1:30 pm Location:  UBC Bookstore, 6200 University Blvd. … Continue reading

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Fields of Gold Beneath Prairie Skies – September 13th, 2017

Come join Suzanne de Montigny and friends for an evening of reading and music (and a gift) at the launch of her latest teen novel, Fields of Gold Beneath Prairie Skies — based on a true story. Wednesday, September 13th, … Continue reading

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