Thursday, November 19, 2015

Monday, December 7, 2015

Meet author Robert (Lucky) Budd

Robert (Lucky) Budd holds an MA in history and has digitized many high-profile oral history collections including that of the Nisga’a First Nation. As well as co-authoring the Northwest Coast Legends series, he is the author of Voices of British Columbia (Douglas & McIntyre, 2010), a bestseller that was shortlisted for the 2011 Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award, and its sequel, Echoes of British Columbia (Harbour Publishing, 2014). He currently lives in Victoria, BC.

Robert will tell us about the beautiful Northwest Coast Legends series, Raven Brings the Light, Orca Chief, and Cloudwalker, and Roy Henry Vickers’ creative process.

Monday, December 7, 2015 Victoria Children’s Literature Roundtable at Saanich Centennial Branch Library 3110 Tillicum Rd (next to Pearkes Arena). 
Doors open at 7 pm. 
Browse the School House Teaching Supplies and Children’s Bookstore table before the meeting begins at 7:30 pm. VCLR is open to the public. Members free; $5 drop-in; $4 student. For more information call 250-884-1346.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Monday, November 16 – Gareth Gaudin: The Monster Sisters & Other Comics for Kids

Victoria Children’s Literature Roundtable
 “The Monster Sisters” at Saanich Centennial Branch Library.

Join Gareth Gaudin, the award-winning cartoonist for a look at his new original comic book series, The Monster Sisters. Loaded with Victoria landmarks and historical details, The Monster Sisters thrills readers young and old with plenty of action, puns, and local history. In addition to his many notable creative accomplishments, Gareth is one of the foremost dealers of vintage comics on the continent and is the co-owner of Legends Comics and Books. His other works include Magic Teeth Dailies, the adventures of the irrepressible Perogy Cat, and illustrator of Silence is Song by Shane Koyczan.

Doors open 7pm, presentation starts at 7:30pm. All welcome. $5. Members free.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Monday, October 19, 2015

Victoria Children's Literature Roundtable

 Monday, October 19, 2015

Monique Polak




Monique Polak will discuss the many steps that go into writing a 
YA novel — from generating ideas and doing research to getting a manuscript ready for publication. In addition to reading excerpts from her work, Monique will share loads of practical tips. She will also do a short writing exercise designed to help participants find the stories they most need to tell.  

Monique Polak is the author of 17 novels for young adults. She is a two-time winner of the Quebec Writers’ Federation Prize for Children’s and YA Literature. She has been teaching English and Humanities at Marianopolis College in Montreal for more than 30 years and is a frequent contributor to the Montreal Gazette and to Postmedia publications across the country. 

Time: Doors open at 7:00pm and Presentation starts at 7:30

Location: Saanich Centennial Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library

3110 Tillicum Road (next to Pearkes Arena)

QWF gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil  a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.