2023 CWA Writer’s Educational Series
Learn about what it takes to publish a book—from writing your story to how to handle your fears of becoming a published author.
Registration is now open. Sessions range from complimentary to $20 per session. Registration is required for all. Paid sessions are $15 for members…
Book of the Year Contest Submissions Open on June 1st
If you have a book that was published between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023 you may submit it to the CWA Book of the Year Awards. The contest is open to members and non-members, to authors and publishers.
We accept submissions in four categories:
12th Annual Book of the Year Awards
Awards Ceremony on 1/21/23 at 7:00 pm
4736 N Lincoln ave
October 14, 2022
Warwick Allerton Hotel, 701 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, 7:00 pm
FOOD / DRINKS / MUSIC / LIVE LIT
The Hidden Truths of Hybrid Publishing
REGISTER HERE for this Zoom event: Author Kelly Weiss will help new and veteran authors understand ‘The Hidden Truths of Hybrid Publishing’. In this interactive workshop, attendees will learn
- What hybrid publishing is
- Why one may choose that route
- Why the process so expensive
- Limitations and stigmas of…
CWA Presents…Toya Wolfe and Eric Charles May
Join us for CWA Presents... an in-person conversation on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 2:30 pm
This event is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC but YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND
CWA board member and author Sandy Colbert will interview Toya Wolfe, author of Last Summer on State…
CWA Presents… Rick Kogan
CWA Presents... In-Person Interview with Chicago Icon, Rick Kogan
THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BUT YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND
Friday, June 17, 2022 at 1:00 PM.
Columbia College, 600 S Michigan, Ferguson Hall, Chicago, IL, 60605
Let’s Just Write! An Uncommon Writers Conference March 19-20, 2022
Join us for the 3rd annual Let's Just Write! An Uncommon Writers Conference coming up on March 19-20, 2022 at the beautiful Warwick Allerton Hotel.
Writing Comics: A Beginner’s Guide Zoom Workshop, Feb 5, 2022
Register on Eventbrite
Attendees can receive refunds up to one day before the event start date.
This event will not be recorded.
11th Annual Book of the Year Awards Ceremony, January 22, 2022-Zoom Event
The 11th Annual CWA Book of the Year Award winners will be celebrated in a Zoom ceremony on Saturday, January 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm.
Cocktails and Conversation with Faisal Mohyuddin, June 6, 2021
Watch a recording of our Cocktails and Conversation chat with poet Faisal Mohyuddin on the CWA YouTube channel.
FAISAL MOHYUDDIN is a writer, artist, and educator. He is the author of The Displaced Children of Displaced Children (Eyewear Publishing, 2018), which won the 2017 Sexton Prize in Poetry,…
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