Tag Archives: kidlit

Celebrate local lit by entering our give-away!

Love reading local? Check out CWILL BC’s CELEBRATE LOCAL LIT Giveaway for your chance to win! Just click HERE. Open to residents of British Columbia. Choose between a stack of books by the authors and illustrators of CWILL BC or … Continue reading

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With the right type of story, boys—yes, boys—will get into reading, challenging the stereotype: YA author Pam Withers tells how

By Melanie Jackson The boy sits, a book in his lap. His gaze is turned away. He’s daydreaming. He’s a sculpture by Giulio Monteverde (1837–1917), in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. Monteverde named him Young Columbus, the implication being that the dry text … Continue reading

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Writing Kids’ Books: The Inside Story

Did you miss CWILL BC’s big event about breaking into the kidlit industry? Well, fret no further! The event, hosted with the Vancouver Public Library, is now available for viewing! Just click HERE.

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Announcing the 2021 shortlist for The Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey— Funniest Children Book award

It’s April 1, but this is no joke! The Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey! — Funniest Children’s Book Award committee has a very serious announcement to make: our jury has finally stopped laughing long enough to tell us which … Continue reading

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Join us at our Free Event — Writing and Illustrating Kids’ Books: The Inside Story

CWILL BC’s annual panel on becoming a children’s author / illustrator is coming up—and is free to attend. When: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Where: Hosted by the Vancouver Public Library via Zoom. Who: Panelists include Karen Autio, Darren Groth, Melanie Jackson, Sara Leach, Sue Macartney and Lois … Continue reading

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If you love BC creators, we’ve got you covered!

CWILL BC is pleased to announce our new and shiny newsletter, which will offer subscribers a round-up of all the latest publications being released by BC children’s authors and illustrators each season. You can view our inaugural issue here, to … Continue reading

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