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WIR 2022 – Workshop: Picture This – How to Write Children’s Picture Books

2022/10/19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This two-part workshop will cover the “Who, What, Where, When, Why and How” of writing picture books for children. Through a combination of exercises and instruction, attendees will gain the tools needed to try their hand at writing picture book manuscripts suited to today’s market.

PRPL’s 2022 Writer in Residence – Gabrielle Prendergast

Gabrielle Prendergast is the award-winning author of numerous books for children and teens. Gabrielle has been nominated for the White Pine Award and the CLA Award, The Vancouver Book Award, The Myrca, Diamond Willow and Red Cedar prizes. Gabrielle has an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC and has taught writing at Sydney University, San Francisco State University, UBC and Royal Canadian College as well as at numerous conferences and in school classrooms.

Gabrielle was Writer in Residence at Vancouver Public Library in 2014 and has expertise in mentoring and supporting authors writing for adults, including those who are interested in self-publishing.

2022 is the inaugural year of PRPL’s Writer in Residence program, for more information go to


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sonia Zagwyn, Children’s Services Coordinator
604-485-4796 (ext 212)