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Join the 2012-2013 CWA Speakers Bureau

Written on June 28, 2012

Since its debut in 2009, the CWA Speakers Bureau has rapidly become one of the organization’s marquee offerings and matched talented CWA members with dozens of area programmers. Speakers have reported steady success in securing event bookings, earning money, and selling books. Event programmers, meanwhile, have increasingly told us that the CWA Speakers Bureau Menu  Continue Reading »

2012 Book of the Year Contest

Written on June 28, 2012

Get your book the attention it deserves! The Chicago Writers Association proudly announces its 2nd Annual CWA Book of the Year Contest. The contest is open to all books published from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. We will be awarding books in the categories of Traditionally Published and Non-Traditionally Published (self- and POD-published  Continue Reading »

CWA Book of the Year Award Winners

Written on December 1, 2011

Three debut authors and a New York Times Best-Selling author who self-published his latest work are the winners of the Chicago Writers Association’s first Book of the Year Awards. The awards will be presented at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at The Book Cellar, 4736-38 Lincoln Ave., in Chicago’s Lincoln Square. The event is free and  Continue Reading »