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Shortlisted CWILL authors & illustrators: BC Book Prizes

Congratulations to CWILL’s BC Book Prizes 2017 finalists! Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize presented to the best illustrated book written for children: Margriet Ruurs, illustrated by Nizar Ali Badr, Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey (Orca Book Publishers) Sheila … Continue reading

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A Celebration of BC’s Best

On January 21, 2015, some of BC’s finest authors and illustrators gathered at to meet, mingle, and celebrate local talent. This was a joint event between the Children’s Literature Roundtable and CWILL BC. It took place at the beautiful Creekside … Continue reading

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CWILL BC and BC Book Prizes support readers in Bella Bella

On July 12, 2013, the general store and Thistalah Memorial Library in the community of Bella Bella burned, destroying all their books. The directors of BC Book Prizes initiated a campaign to replenish the collection. With a huge donation of … Continue reading

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BC BOOK PRIZE GALA

On Saturday, May 3rd, the 30th annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala was held at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel. Four tables were commandeered by CWILL members and Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable members, in part to celebrate children’s author, … Continue reading

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CWILL BC Members Nominated for 2014 BC Book Prizes

The shortlist for the 2014 BC Book Prizes were announced today. In the two categories devoted to children’s writing, six CWILL BC members were among the nominations. Here are their books: Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize If Only by … Continue reading

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Drum Roll, Please…

Congratulations to Sarah Ellis and Lorna Crozier, recognized by The West Coast Book Prize Society as co-recipients of the 10th annual Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence. British Columbia’s Lieutenant Governor, The Honourable Judith Guichon, will present the award at … Continue reading

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