As an organization which believes in the power of words, we realize we haven’t said enough about the Black Lives Matter movement, racism, police brutality and in support of Black writers in our community and beyond. Within our organizing board, we have received feedback on how we can do better.…
Tappng Into Writers' Residencies, Conferences, Professional Organizations and. More...
Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10:00 am.
623 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-3506
Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Claudia Cassidy Theater at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago IL 60602
Mary Schmich was born in Savannah, Ga. She attended journalism school at Stanford and has worked as a reporter at the Peninsula Times Tribune…
The 9th Annual CWA Book of the Year Award winners will be celebrated at a ceremony at The Book Cellar in Chicago's Lincoln Square on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm.
How do you write a successful, complete story arc about a life you're still living? Award-winning author and writing coach Tammy Letherer will teach you how to build a powerful outline for your memoir using the Hero's Journey, a…
Interviewed by CWA board member and author Sandra Colbert
Thursday, October 24th, 1:00 to 3:30at the Chicago Cultural Center, 2nd floor - Claudia Cassidy Theater
78 E. Washington Street
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
For the sixth consecutive year, the Chicago Writers Association will have a tent at the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, which will be held Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9. We invite you to visit us and our 60 authors and book sellers under Tent V, in the…
Registration is now open to submit programs for CWA's 2019-2020 Speakers Bureau. Visit our registration page for details and to join.
Since its launch in 2009, the CWA Speakers Bureau has provided CWA members a valuable opportunity to book events, build their individual platforms, and sell books, while simultaneously…
GET YOUR TICKET NOW for our next educational event: The Nuts and Bolts of Getting Published
April 20, 2019
Columbia College College
600 S. Michigan Ave.
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Congratulations! You’ve finished writing your book. Now what?
On February 17th, CWA hosted our first ever CWA Presents... event. The featured panelists were Dominic Pacyga and Stuart Dybek. Bob Francis of WBOM radio out of Rockford, Illinois was kind enough to record it for us. The show will air on March 18th at 7:00 AM, CST with a…