Now she's serving her second term as President of CANSCAIP
(her first term was 1997 to 1999).
As Barbara Greenwood wrote me the week after Claire died: "Those of us who have been part of CANSCAIP
from the early days thought of her as the guiding light, not in a gung-ho 'let's put on a show' way (thank goodness) but as a steady beacon keeping us on course.
friends and members can also read about his presentation (password protected) at www.
My own attitudes to digitization began to shift while researching a talk for CANSCAIP
on the future of publishing.
Honouring editor and book advocate Peter Carver, the CANSCAIP
Mentors Dinner included tributes from Groundwood publisher Patsy Aldana (seen with Peter Carver, above right), author and longtime colleague Brian Doyle and author Martine Leavitt (below right).
(The Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators and Performers) is established to provide a forum for individuals involved in writing and illustrating children's books and in performing for children.
Presented by CANSCAIP
(the Canadian Society of Authors, Illustrators and Performers), this event offers a variety of practical sessions on aspects of writing, illustrating and getting a manuscript published.
Prairie Horizons Conference 2007, entitled "We're All In This Together," will take place from September 14 to 16, 2007.
founder and mentor Claire Mackay was honoured and celebrated on March 30 by many in the book community.
Collection, a travelling exhibit of art from members of the Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators and Performers, was also a highlight of this week.