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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

9/19/2019 1:35:13 PM
Visit CWILL’s table at Word Vancouver on Sunday, September 29th, 2019, as the festival commemorates 25 years of celebrating readers, authors, and illustrators! For more information, check out the 2019 Program Guide. Hope to see you there! — CWILL BC
9/18/2019 1:18:39 PM
Stacey Matson is keen to share her newest novel, Finding Cooper, with the world. It’s a mystery that includes the real-life, unsolved FBI case about famed skyjacker D.B. Cooper. It takes place in Vancouver (and Ladner), and it has a dog … Continue reading
9/12/2019 8:39:09 AM
The Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable (VCLR) has just announced its annual  Children’s Illustrator Breakfast—mark your calendar for November 16th! A tribute to an acclaimed children’s book editor This year’s breakfast is a tribute to Sheila Barry. The program will include tributes … Continue reading
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