menu

The Children's Writers & Illustrators of BC

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

  Learn about CWILL BC Join us today
Get the latest news about book by BC authors & illustrators
Subscribe to our news
Margriet Ruurs
Kari Rust presents at a Vancouver school
Book a speaker for your school or library
Search now
Calling children's authors and illustrators
  Join us
Holman Wang launches a book

Creativity in the Classroom

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

ashley spires

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)
Funding for school visits
walkingread_lef&marcie&lori02.jpg

Become part of our community

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
  Benefits of membership

Latest News

9/11/2020 12:26:32 PM
“Karen Autio has that great gift, which is to write a gripping story with a streamlined, yet richly specific vocabulary. I so enjoyed the physicality of Kah-Lan’s swimming and diving and grooming. This story of a young sea otter is … Continue reading
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
Subscribe to our RSS Feed