Victoria Kids’ Lit Roundtable Event

Author Merrie-Ellen Wilcox
Telling It Straight (With a Few Curves): Writing Nonfiction for Children

Monday, Oct. 23rd at 7:30 pm
Saanich Centennial Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library, 3110 Tillicum Road (by Pearkes Arena)

Local author Merrie-Ellen Wilcox will describe her experience of writing her first book for children (after 30 years as a writer and editor) and her writing process, and offer a brief brainstorming exercise to get you started on your own process.

Merrie-Ellen is the author of What’s the Buzz? Keeping Bees in Flight. More info at


VCLR Steering Committee members will also book talk some more of the titles nominated for the Information Book Award. Voting will take place at this meeting.
Doors open at 7 pm; presentation begins at 7:30 pm. Browse books for sale from School House Teaching Supplies and Children’s Bookstore.

The VCLR is open to the public. New members and drop-ins welcome. Members free; $7 drop-in; $5 with valid student card.

Annual memberships are now only $20 (valid for 12 months). Your support helps us support and promote local authors and Canadian children’s literature. Thank you!

Questions? Contact Vruti Patel:

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