Our Next Meeting

14th Annual Writing Contest here
CNF Conference in Victoria

Troy Wilson:
Life as a Children’s Author

Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Time: 7:00-8:45 pm

Place:  GVPL Central Branch
735 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC
* City Parkades, including the one under the library, are now free after 6 pm. *

Troy Wilson will speak about all aspects of life as a kids’ author. He has written three picture books for kids, as well as numerous stories for Chickadee, Chirp, and Highlights for Children.

Though Troy has given many successful talks for kids of all ages, this one will be geared for grown-ups.

DuckSays 400x 400In this talk he will be paying particular attention to his new picture book, The Duck Says, which has been recommended by the National Post and City Parent (Canada’s largest regional parenting publication).

Here is a 14-page comics story by Troy Wilson and Vancouver artist Caleb Hystad that you can read for free on the School Library Journal blog, Good Comics for Kids.

His website is troystory.ca.

LATE NOTE: Troy will not be able to have copies of The Duck Says on hand, but will be very happy to sign any copies that people bring along (or any of his earlier books, for that matter). The Duck Says is available at all the local bookstores.


Perhaps you should consider submitting a piece to Island Writer – our twice-yearly collection from Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.

All members are encouraged to display their published works or related services around the room. Tables are supplied. 

VWS meetings are open and free to family, friends, and the general public. The evening includes refreshments. Please arrive a little early so we can all settle in comfortably. Speakers  begin promptly at 7 o’clock, and we must clear the library by nine sharp.

Please note our venue:
GVPL Central Branch
735 Broughton Street,
Victoria, BC