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All the Awards | 2021 Edition

Despite ongoing impacts to book launches and live events, CWILLers had another amazing year on the awards circuit in 2021.

We hope this list of notable and award-winning children’s books by BC authors and illustrators is helpful for teachers, librarians, and book lovers. You can also browse collections of BC books for kids by new release year, awards, set-in-BC/Canada, age range, and more on our Pinterest board.
2021 nominations, shortlists, and wins are listed in alphabetical order below. Continue reading

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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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Announcing the passing of James Heneghan

It’s with a sad and heavy heart that CWILL shares the news that writer James Heneghan died peacefully last Friday, April 23. James was a long-time member of CWILL BC, and one of Canada’s foremost authors of historical and realistic … Continue reading

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CWILL Writers’ Retreat 2019

A wonderful weekend on Mayne Island learning all about about writing dialogue from our brilliant and prolific CWILL author, Ellen Schwartz. The setting was heavenly and the conversation witty and intelligent. I managed some watercolour sketches during the free time … Continue reading

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Danielle Marcotte to launch her new French language book

Author Danielle Marcotte is launching her new book, Capri, la Petite Antilope des Prairies, with two separate events. Quand?: Vendredi 22 Mars 2019, 14h30 Où?: Centre culturel Royer de Ponteix, Saskatchewan Les Auvergnois Tout le monde et invité! When: Friday, … Continue reading

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Ink Well Vancouver Workshops – Spring 2019

Registration is now open for Ink Well Vancouver’s spring 2019 Working Writer Series: The Voice: Kidlit Edition Saturday January 26, 9:15 to 11:45 am Location: Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (2305 W 7th Ave, Vancouver) Harriet the Spy. Adrian Mole. Even Mo … Continue reading

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