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For the third consecutive year, the Chicago Writers Association will have its own tent at the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest on June 11-12, 2016. Look for us under Tent A, at the entrance gate at W. Congress Parkway and S. Dearborn St. We will have 48 authors participating in what is considered to be the Midwest’s largest outdoor literary festival.

Special guest authors:

Saturday, 6/11 12-2

Steve Trout, former Chicago Cubs and White Sox pitcher, signing his new children’s book, Loosey-Goosey Baseball.

Sunday, 6/12

Joe Klest, author of The Whole Truth: What did the Spotlight team of the Boston Globe fail to uncover about sexual abuse in America?

Catherine Lanigan, best-selling romance author of Romancing the Stone and Jewel of the Nile


Complete lineup of CWA authors (subject to change):

PRLF Schedule 2016

6/11 10-2

Suzanne Campbell
Nicholas Hochstedler
Libby Fischer Hellman
Scott Kenemore
Patricia Skalka
Tabitha Fefee
Jan English Leary
Kristin Oakley
Susan Anderson
Nancy Sack
Lisa Maggiore
Molly Nechvetal

6/11 2-6

Jessica Cage
KB Jensen
Victoria Noe
David Jay Collins
Laura Quinn
Karen Stockwell
Sue Rovens
Lisa Lilly
Maggie Kast
Debra Borys
Libby Fischer Hellman
Laura Enright

6/12 10-2

Lew Stonehouse
Geralyn Magrady
Karen DeWitt
Donna M. Zadunajsky
Gerald Souter
Susan Bass Marcus
Kathleen Eraci
Lynn Sloan
Robert Girardi
W. Nikola-Lisa
David W. Berner
Donna Urbikas

6/12 2-6

David Steven Rappaport
Lois Roelofs
Carla Suson
Janet Roberts
Steve Bellinger
James Drummond
Jeffrey Westhoff
Devon Nelson
J. Steven Young
Christine Rice
Jo McEntee


  1. I know it’s late, but I just joined. Is there any way I could get in on this table this weekend? I have written and have for sale at least a dozen books, and one brand new one.

    Comment by B. Chris Bel on June 9, 2016 at 10:55 am

  2. Sent you an email response. Please respond ASAP.

    Comment by cwa-admin on June 9, 2016 at 6:45 pm

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