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Writer’s Digest to Host Annual Conference in August

Would you like to finish a novel? Start a blog? Build a solid platform? Then you’ll want to mark your calendar for Writer’s Digest Annual Conference to be held in New York, August 18-20, 2017. Writers of all levels and genres will receive expert assistance, an array…

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8/17/2017 - CWA & CWIP Mixer

Join CWA at our upcoming mixer with the Chicago Women in Publishing and the University of Chicago Graham School on Thursday, August 17 , 6 to 8 pm, at Cavanaugh’s Bar and Restaurant, 53 W Jackson Blvd., located in the historic Monadnock Building in the Loop. This social…

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8/12/2017 - Building Your Writing Confidence

If you haven’t pursued your dream or passion of writing because of self-doubt…

If you are a closet writer afraid to share your words with the world due to fear of criticism…

If you’re are a seasoned writer stuck on your journey because of confidence issues…

Then you should attend…

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CWA under the tent at Printers Row 2017!

Registration now closed - all slots sold out! If you'd like to be added to our waiting list, please contact us at info@chicagowrites.org with the subject heading "PRINTERS ROW WAITING LIST."

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6/10 - 6/11/2017: CWA @ Printers Row Lit Fest

For the fourth consecutive year, the Chicago Writers Association will have its own tent at the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Feston June 10-11, 2017. We will have 60 authors participating in what is considered to be the Midwest’s largest outdoor literary festival. Look for the Chicago Writers…

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CWA announces call for 2017-2018 Speakers Bureau

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 offering event programmers a trusted resource to guide their programming efforts. In August, the CWA will finalize and post the NEW 2017-2018…

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5/13/2017 - Branding and Book Marketing for Authors

On Saturday, May 13th, CWA members Sara Connell and Don Gingold will teach authors how to sell more books through branding and marketing. "Branding and Book Marketing for Authors" will be held from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at Columbia College, 600 S.…

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HS Booster Club Seeks Author Book Donations

The Palatine High School Pirate Booster Club is looking to highlight Chicago-area writers at its 2017 Palatine High School Dinner Auction, which raises money to support student education and scholarships. If you are an author who would be willing to donate a signed book for the dinner and auction on…

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Path to Published - February 25, 2017

You are invited to attend Chicago Writers Association's inaugural education/networking event: Path to Published. A panel of five fiction and nonfiction authors will share their journeys to book publication via traditional and self-publishing routes. This free event will be held on Saturday, February 25 from 9:30 am to 11:30…

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CWA’s Literary Bus Tour

Join us for this inaugural event, a literary bus tour of Chicago’s North Side on Saturday, January 28. Purchase tickets now through Eventbrite (Members $10; Non-Members $20; lunch included). Don't wait, seats are limited! Buy Now! Tour includes these iconic stops: The Cliff Dwellers Club, 220 S.…

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