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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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6/10/2020 9:54:03 AM
CWILL BC denounces the acts of injustice, violence, and racism that have been committed against persons of colour, especially Black and Indigenous peoples of Canada. We stand in solidarity with them, and endorse the statements issued by The Writers’ Union … Continue reading
5/3/2020 4:51:09 PM
Human beings throughout history have always turned to art, music, philosophy and literature to understand and record our world. Art is how we process and document the human experience. And the arts are a source of hope during times of … Continue reading
3/6/2020 2:53:18 PM
Congratulations to Lee Edward Fodi on the release of The Guardians of Zoone (HarperCollinsPublishers, 2020), sequel to The Secret of Zoone: “Worlds of adventure await in this action-packed sequel to The Secret of Zoone, where it’s up to Ozzie Sparks, … Continue reading
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