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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.

Enjoy friendship, inspiration, and support of colleagues in the field of children's writing and illustrating
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Latest News

9/17/2018 5:46:09 PM
Please come help us celebrate the following lovely new books! Thursday, September 20, 2018 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm Kidsbooks | 2557 West Broadway | Vancouver Goodnight, Anne & Anne Arrives, by Kallie George (an early reader and a goodnight … Continue reading
9/17/2018 4:03:39 PM
Growing Up in Wild Horse Canyon by Karen Autio, illustrated by Loraine Kemp Isobel’s Stanley Cup by Kristin Butcher For more information, click Crwth Press Launch Party
4/28/2018 11:39:31 PM
Kathryn Shoemaker and Irene N. Watts have won a second award for their graphic novel Seeking Refuge, published by Tradewind Books. The book has won in the category of “Children & Youth” for the Jonathan & Heather Berkowitz Prize. ​Seeking Refuge … Continue reading
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