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Hear award-winning Children’s Literature author Tanya Lloyd Kyi read in the KinderText series at Capilano University on Thursday Oct. 21st at 11:30 in LB321. Free.
Tanya is the author of more than ten books for middle grade and young adult readers. Her interests include science and social issues, and her 2005 title, The Blue Jean Book, won the Christie Harris Children’s Illustrated Literature Award at the B.C. Book Prizes.
She grew up in Creston, B.C. She began her writing career as a high school poet and enrolled in creative writing at the University of Victoria intending to specialize in poetry, but ultimately specialized in non-fiction instead. After completing her degree, she worked as a graphic designer for several years before switching to full-time writing.
Tanya now lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her husband Min and their two children.
Hear award-winning Children's Literature author Sarah Ellis read in the Kinder Text series at Capilano University on Thursday Jan. 28th at 11:30 in LB321. Free.
Ellis is the author of fourteen books for children, including picture books, short story collections, middle grade novels and non-fiction. Her books have been awarded such honours as the Canadian Governor General's award for Children's Literature and the TD Canada Children's Literature Award and have been included on the American Library Association's list of notable books. She has recently retired from thirty years of work as a librarian in public libraries and has taken up a new career teaching writing at The Vermont College of Fine Arts.
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