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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

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
9/30/2019 2:38:32 PM
Darlene Foster will be in BC to launch book seven in the Amanda Travels series, Amanda in Holland: Missing in Action. Two events are scheduled: Albany Books Tsawwassen, BC Saturday, October 19th, 1 to 3 PM Chapters Pine Tree Village … Continue reading
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