Join CWA at Printers Row Lit Fest

Registration is now open to CWA members!

The Chicago Writers Association returns to Printers Row Lit Fest on September 7 and 8, 2024. We invite our dues-paying CWA member authors and book sellers to join us under the tent. There are a total of 60 slots available for author signings: 36 slots on Saturday, September 7, and 24 slots on Sunday, September 8. There will be 12 authors signing at all times, with two authors per 8 foot long table. Note: We have sold out all open slots for the weekend. If you'd like to add your name to the wait list in the event of any cancellations, please send an email to info@chicagowritesorg with the subject heading: "Add me to the Printers Row wait list." 




Saturday, September 7

10 am to 12:30 pm (SOLD OUT!)

12:30 pm to 3 pm (SOLD OUT!)

3 pm to 6 pm (SOLD OUT!)

Sunday, September 8

10 am to 2 pm (SOLD OUT!)

2 pm  to 6 pm (SOLD OUT!)

Cost is $55.

Spaces are only available to dues-paying CWA members.

All payments are non-refundable as of August 15, 2024. Authors/book sellers are responsible for selling their own books.

About Printers Row Lit Fest: Presented by the not-for-profit Near South Planning Board, the Printers Row Lit Fest is the largest free outdoor literary showcase in the Midwest. The 2023 Printers Row Lit Fest will take place along Dearborn Street, from Dearborn Station to Ida B. Wells Drive, rain or shine, Saturday and Sunday, September 7-8, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. More than 100,000 visitors are expected over the two-day festival, which will feature carefully selected offerings from over 100 booksellers; everything from the tattered to the rare to ‘hot off the press,’ newly published works.

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