DATES & TIMES ACROSS CANADA: CANSCAIP's membership meetings are via Zoom on the second Wednesday of each month (not in July or August). Start times across Canada:
BC 4:00pm | AB 5:00pm | SK 5:00pm | MB 6:00pm | ON 7:00pm | QC 7:00pm | NB 8:00pm | NS 8:00pm | PE 8:00pm | NL 8:30pm.
BOOK ANNOUNCEMENTS: New book? Nominated for an award? Tour or book launch ahead? News about the kidlit community? Announce your news at the meeting! Please aim to make your announcement a maximum of 2 minutes due to time constraints.
MEETING RECORDINGS: The monthly meetings are recorded. CANSCAIP Members and Friends can access the meeting recordings via the Members and Friends Only Section of our website.
MEETING SPEAKERS & TOPICS: September 2022 to June 2023
WED SEPT 14 Editors Panel | Bev Brenna (Red Deer Press), Hadley Dyer (moderator), Doeun Rivendell (Orca Book Publishers)
WED OCT 12 Books That Go Bump in the Night | Marty Chan (moderator), Melanie Florence, Joel Sutherland
WED NOV 9 Illustrator Night | Kim Smith
WED DEC 14 Writing Characters with Disabilities | Karen Autio, Darren Groth, Heather O'Connor
WED JAN 11 Meet the Province: Saskatchewan's Kidlit Community | Arthur Slade (moderator) + additional speakers TBA
WED FEB 8 Edit Your Own Work: The Write Stuff | Erin Alladin, Susan Hughes
WED MAR 8 Nonfiction: Research, Pitches, Pulling it Together | Heather Camlot, Lindsay Carmichael, Joyce Grant, Natalie Hyde
WED APR 12 Illustrator Night | Carmen Mok
WED MAY 10 Writing Graphic Novels | Cale Atkinson, Naseem Hrab, Deb Kerbel, Ted Staunton (moderator)
WED JUN 14 Editorial Development | publisher speaker TBA
Speakers may change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances.