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 2023 to June 2024
WED SEPT 13 Editor Talk | Jennifer Stokes (Owlkids Books)
WED OCT 11 World Building | Chad Lucas, M.J. McIsaac, Paul Coccia (moderator)
WED NOV 8 Meet the Province: Quebec | Dani Jansen, Andrew Katz (moderator), Monique Polak, Anne Renaud, Gillian Sze
WED DEC 13 Agents | Samantha Haywood (Transatlantic Literary Agency), Sam Hiyate (The Rights Factory), Hilary McMahon (Westwood Creative Artists), Teresa Toten (moderator)
WED JAN 10 Newly Published Authors and Illustrators | Lea Beddia, Leslie Gentile, Jennifer Maruno (moderator) C.A. Tanaka, Jane Baird Warren
WED FEB 14 Illustrator Talk | Scot Ritchie
WED MAR 13 Writing Middle Grade and Young Adult | Michelle Kadarusman + other speaker TBC
WED APR 10 Illustrator Talk | Lauren Soloy in conversation with author Kathy Stinson
WED MAY 8 In-house Editors Now Freelance | Barbara Berson, Sharon Jennings (moderator), MaryBeth Leatherdale
WED JUN 12 Digital Marketing | Kathie MacIsaac, Yolanda Marshall
Speakers and topics may change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances.