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Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers<br>La société canadienne des auteurs, illustrateurs et artistes pour enfants
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Keep up-to-date on the latest news from CANSCAIP through the CANSCAIP blog, including news about upcoming meetings and conferences, industry events, awards, new creations and more.

Note: Members and Friends of CANSCAIP can submit information about events, awards and new creations for posting on the CANSCAIP blog. To submit, click here.
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  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:47 PM | Sharon Plumb (Administrator)
    Do you use Goodreads to find books or to promote your own? Have you heard of it but aren't sure what it is? This month's Sask CANSCAIP chapter's discussion forum is on "Why Goodreads?" Come and add your two cents or ask your questions  at http://skcanscaip.wordpress.com/2014/04/15/why-goodreads/ .
  • Friday, February 14, 2014 4:09 PM | Sharon Plumb (Administrator)
    The Sask CANSCAIP chapter is thinking of hosting an online writing course so that all of our members can participate without having to travel long distances in uncertain weather. This month we want to find out if our members would like a course, and if so, what sort. It would probably take place in the Fall of 2014, and would also be open to people outside Saskatchewan if there were spaces left over. 

    If you would be interested in teaching an online course on some aspect of writing for children, we would also like to hear from you. Post on the blog or email canscaip@gmail.com.
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2014 11:33 PM | Sharon Plumb (Administrator)
    Marie Powell has just posted Sask CANSCAIP's latest discussion topic: Research - How Much is Too Much? You can read the post and comments, or add your own, at http://skcanscaip.wordpress.com/2014/01/15/research-how-much-is-enough/ .

    December's post, by Linda Aksomitis,  was on the topic of publishing your own e-book.
    November's, by Dianne Young, was about unexpected things that can happen at School Readings and how to deal with them.

    You can find all of these at http://skcanscaip.wordpress.com/ . Check it out!


  • Friday, November 15, 2013 6:00 AM | Sharon Plumb (Administrator)
    The Saskatchewan Chapter of CANSCAIP has started a monthly online discussion forum on the chapter website. The idea came up at our general meeting after the 2013 Prairie Horizons Conference in September, during a discussion on how to connect our geographically scattered members.

    A different discussion topic will be posted on the 15th of each month by a guest moderator. The first one went up in October on the topic of the discussion forum itself, and the second one is out today! Check it out at skcanscaip.wordpress.com.
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2013 11:47 AM | Anonymous
    CANSCAIP prides itself on being a supporter of fantastic Canadian kid lit & culture. To honour the importance of Canadian children's books and our role in nurturing talent from beginner to established, we're celebrating with our inaugural PYI 2013 Group Exhibition.

    Discover some new talent and enjoy classic CANSCAIP Collection pieces from Michael Martchenko, Phoebe Gilman & PYI 2013 workshop presenter, Kady MacDonald Denton. View new pieces by Suzanne Del Rizzo, Kevin Sylvester, Bill Slavin and recent Order of Canada recipient Barbara Reid. Join us for a showcase of PYI talent (and beyond) from the Canadian kid lit community!

    The show runs from Nov 15 - Dec 10 at Humber's L space Gallery at their Lakeshore campus, and opens in tandem with our 29th annual Packaging Your Imagination Conference



    Free parking is available on campus.
  • Wednesday, October 09, 2013 3:34 PM | Anonymous
    Author & CANSCAIP co-founder, Claire Mackay, is remembered in today's Globe & Mail. Funny, witty, generous & endlessly supportive of her peers, Claire will be remembered for her important contribution to Canadian children's literature and will be missed by many.

    Read the article here: http://bit.ly/GOKVLO


  • Tuesday, October 08, 2013 11:49 AM | Anonymous
    Chris Butcher & his partner Andrew Woodrow Butcher will be coming to talk on Wednesday, October 9 about The Toronto Comic Arts Festival as well as their relatively new children’s bookstore, Little Island Comics. As well, cartoonist & children’s book illustrator John Martz will talk a bit about his work & his involvement with TCAF as well.

    MEET US AT:

    Centre for Social Innovation, Annex.
    4th Floor, Fringe Lab
    Wednesday, October 9 from 7:00 -9:30pm.

    Meeting will be held in the Fringe Lab, 4th Floor, ROOM 401 of 720 Bathurst St. Elevator available.

    Parking: There are two Green P's within walking distance. Street parking is also available, both paid and one-hour free zones.
    Transit: CSI Annex is one block south of the Bathurst subway stop on the Bloor line.


  • Tuesday, September 24, 2013 10:15 AM | Helena Aalto (Administrator)

    Attention Writers, Poets, Illustrators: 


    Applications are invited from creative writers for the term position of Saskatoon Public Library/Canada Council for the Arts Writer in Residence from September 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015.


    Remuneration: up to $30,000 for a nine-month term. Criteria are based on Canada Council guidelines; position subject to Canada Council funding.


    Applications must be received by 5 p.m., November 1, 2013. For more details visit http://www.saskatoonlibrary.ca/node/676

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2013 7:00 PM | Helena Aalto (Administrator)
    Social Media and Beyond – Thinking Outside the Box

    From book trailers to websites, contests to conferences, come hear the strategies four successful children's literature professionals use to promote their books. Lena Coakley, Joanna Karaplis, Cheryl Rainfield and Vikki Vansickle will share their ideas and expertise on our panel this month.

    Please note: Before our regular program begins, CANSCAIP will hold memorial readings in tribute to Claire Mackay.

    WE HAVE MOVED! ATTEND MEETINGS AT:

    Centre for Social Innovation, Annex.
    720 Bathurst St. (just south of Bloor on Bathurst)
    Second Wednesday of the month, September 11 at 7:00 pm.

    Meetings are held in the ING Presentation Room, Ground Floor of 720 Bathurst St.

    Parking: There are two Green P's within walking distance. Street parking is also available, both paid and one-hour free zones.
    Transit: CSI Annex is one block south of the Bathurst subway stop on the Bloor line.
  • Wednesday, September 11, 2013 11:47 AM | Karen Krossing
    In 2013, CANSCAIP instituted our first ever Creator-in-Residence program, featuring BC illustrator Dianna Bonder and Ontario author Kathy Stinson as Creators-in-Residence. Now, CANSCAIP is pleased to continue this program with one new author Creator-in-Residence for 2014. Interested applicants must apply by October 11, 2013. (Based on continued success of this program, an illustrator Creator-in-Residence is tentatively planned for 2015.)

    For more information on the position and how to submit, please click here.

    Applications to be mentored by the Creator-in-Residence will begin in November 2013. Details to come. 

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