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The Children's Writers & Illustrators of BC

Discover sparkling stories and illuminating art in brilliant books by BC authors and illustrators.

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BC writers and illustrators connect literary and artistic communities and partner with educators to inspire kids and teens!

CWILL BC– the Children's Writers & Illustrators of BC

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We bring books to life!

"I love having illustrators visit our school and our students are absolutely mesmerized by them. Illustrations are what bring a book alive... Every year I try and have at least one illustrator visit our school... It has always been a very memorable visit."

- Julie Desmarais
Blueridge Elementary (North Vancouver)
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If you're a published author or illustrator, consider joining CWILL BC. You'll meet creative, like-minded individuals and become part of an organization that actively promotes itself—and the cause of literacy—across a variety of media and through special events.

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11/14/2018 11:10:16 AM
Originally posted on Between the Cracks of Here and There:
I spent the last few weeks as an artist-in-residence at a school for particularly awesome teens. It’s a specialized school with only fifty students and, since this is my third…
10/24/2018 1:00:59 PM
Announcing a book signing event for Scamper and the Airplane Thief by Danielle S. Marcotte! Everyone is invited to meet the author: Saturday, October 27th, 2018 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Black Bond Books in Ladner Trenant Park Square … Continue reading
10/17/2018 3:46:07 PM
You’re invited! If you’re in the Okanagan on October 20 or 24, I hope you’ll come by!
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