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 www.merriellenwilcox.com

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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: vpatel@gvpl.ca

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