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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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CWA Presents…After-words Book Store

Sandra Colbert of CWA talks with the #bookstore owner of After-words Bookstore. Watch the event on the CWA YouTube channel.

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Cocktails and Conversation with Eckhartz Press on May 3, 2021

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Join us for Cocktails and Conversation as we chat with Rick Kaempfer and David Stern, longtime friends and founders of Eckhartz Press.

Every writer wants to know what publishers look for. This is your chance to find out.

Eckhartz…

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Monthly Feature: CWA Book Nook

We're excited to announce a new monthly feature where we team up with Chicago-area booksellers to suggest books you might enjoy.

First up is "Serotonin-Inducing Reads" from the staff of Madison Street Books, 1127 W. Madison St., Chicago IL A good balance of hope and fun and all around…

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Cocktails and Conversation with Nancy Johnson, April 4, 2021

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Cocktails and Conversation with Nancy Johnson on Sunday April 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm Central Time as we talk about storytelling through the lens of race.

Nancy's debut novel The Kindest Lie is all the buzz, from the…

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Flash in a Flash with Katey Schultz, March 20, 2021

Flash is one of the most popular genres being written and published today. Whether you’re already published, mired in NaNoWriMo drafts, deep into a memoir project, or fully devoted to fiction, the skills required in flash fiction and flash nonfiction will improve your ability to handle scene, embed metaphor, and…

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CWA Presents…Zoom Edition, March 19, 2021

Join Sandra Colbert on March 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm when she interviews Book of the Year winners Katey Schultz, author of Still Come Home and Mary Lang Sollinger, author of From Inspiration to Activism.

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Cocktails and Conversation with Kristin Oakley, March 7

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Cocktails and Conversation, a virtual event brought to you by Let's Just Write! An Uncommon Writers Conference, with author and conference presenter Kristin Oakley on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 4:00 pm Central Time for Cocktails and…

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Cocktails and Conversation with Tim Storm, Feb. 7th

Watch the recording of this event on the CWA YouTube channel.

Cocktails and Conversation, a virtual event brought to you by Let's Just Write! An Uncommon Writers Conference.

Join Samantha Hoffman and favorite conference presenter Tim Storm on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at 4:00 pm Central Time for…

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10th Annual Book of the Year Awards

The 10th Annual CWA Book of the Year Award winners will be celebrated at a Zoom ceremony on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm.

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