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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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Latest News

11/28/2019 9:45:27 AM
Written by Pam Withers Author of 19 young-adult adventure novels, www.pamwithers.com We all know that book trailers are the latest thing. They boost book sales, impress publishers (as long as they look professional) and connect with audiences (especially young audiences). … Continue reading
10/23/2019 1:02:32 PM
Join Holman Wang as he shares his artistic journey from the classics to Star Wars to his new picture books, and how he balances a legal practice with making books. It’s on pay-what-you-can Saturday, so it’s free if you want … Continue reading
10/18/2019 5:55:34 PM
Join Jane Whittingham for a free storytime event featuring her picture books Wild One and Queenie Quail Can’t Keep Up! Saturday, October 19th | 10-11 am Circus Play Cafe 1650 East 12th Avenue | Vancouver For more information, see https://www.circusplaycafe.com/ … Continue reading
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