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The Chicago Writers Association announces its first annual writers conference on Saturday and Sunday, March 10-11, 2018 and we want you to join us!

Let’s Just Write! An Uncommon Writers Conference is a two-day event for writers of all levels, focusing on the art, craft and community of writing.

We will feature 16 speakers presenting such topics as crafting a short story, creating compelling characters, emotional turning points, the intersection of life and fiction…and much more.

Early bird registration is now open. Prices are good through October 30th, when regular registration will take effect.

Early bird registration for CWA members: $225

Early bird registration for non-members: $250

After October 30th

Registration for CWA members: $250

Registration for non-members: $275

We are getting very special room rates and the conference venue, the Whitehall Hotel, in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast, just steps from Michigan Avenue. Room rates starting at only $109. Call The Whitehall at 312.573.6389 and use the group name Chicago Writers Association.


  1. Are you accepting vendors for this event? If so, how much is a vendor table? Vendor for a new book I will be releasing. Please email back details, thank you.

    Comment by Rebecca Flemming on October 10, 2017 at 2:31 pm

  2. Would love to participate as an agent in the upcoming conference.

    I meet one on one, lead workshops on query letter writing and proposal presentation.

    Malaga Baldi

    Comment by Malaga baldi on December 10, 2017 at 11:36 am

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