January 9, 2019
Join us for a conversation with two of our most distinguished Chicago authors, Stuart Dybek and Dominic Pacyga. We'll discuss their journey as writers, as well as their works, their craft, and writing about Chicago. Audience participation will be encouraged. Sunday, February 17th from 1:00 to 3:00 at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Millennium Park Room, 5th Floor.
This event is free and open to the public but…
December 30, 2018
by Barbara O'Neal
December 24, 2018
December 22, 2018
Congratulations to the winners of Chicago Writers Association's 2018 Book of the Year Awards. The awards ceremony will take place at The Book Cellar in Chicago's Lincoln Square on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm.
Poison Girls by Chery L. Reed
Honarable Mention: Sabrina by…
December 14, 2018
“Tis the season to be jolly!” And there's no better way to spread a little holiday cheer than through thoughtful gift giving.
Whether you're in the market for a special present for your mate, a treat for a writing buddy in your critique group, or simply a cool product to…
November 11, 2018
Resources From Across the Web
It's National Novel Writing Month. And whether you're “in it to win it” or simply seek information for motivation, we've got you covered.
The following resources will help shorten your learning curve and experience fewer detours on the path to success.
October 14, 2018
Do you want to write your life story, or some aspect of it, and don’t know where to begin?
Our upcoming panel, Memoirs and Personal Essays: The Art of Writing Your Story, should help you. Moderated by Shawn Shiflett, this highly engaging panel will discuss…
October 3, 2018
Thanks for joining us today, Toneal. It’s a pleasure to have you with us.
Can you tell readers a little about who you are and your background?
I am a National and International Award-Winning Author (I’ve published 11 books); a publisher; a bookstore owner; and…
September 18, 2018
August 18, 2018
Want to learn the basics of writing poetry?
CWA is hosting To Rhyme or Not to Rhyme, That is Poetry, a two-hour workshop where Yolanda Simmons Battle will teach participants how to:
- Focus on the basics of creating poetry
- Utilize various tools and techniques of poetry writing
- Create and…
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