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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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START THE PRESSES! – The latest news from CWILL BC writers and illustrators

CWILL Member News for March 2014 Karen Autio’s first picture book GROWING UP IN WILD HORSE CANYON has been accepted for publication by Sono Nis Press. Karen’s Vancouver Island book tour is set for April 7-11, 2014. In her school … 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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Starting Points: Becky Citra discussing The Way Home

An ongoing series wherein CWILL BC writers and illustrators connect a picture or an item to one of their books. In 2003, a man dropped a cigarette outside his home near Barriere. It ignited some dry pine needles and flames … Continue reading

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In the CWILLosphere

Here’s a peek at what CWILL BC members are up to this week: At Sci/Why, Claire Eamer hosts a collection of Canadian children’s science writers. Lee Edward Fodi mixes three drops of pixie juice, a goblin’s eye, and a sprinkle … Continue reading

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Write to the Point with Becky Citra

Here’s some advice on organization and the writing process from CWILL BC member Becky Citra, author of the newly released The Way Home. You’ll find a series of writing tips and tricks on Becky’s blog, Write to the Point. What … Continue reading

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