CWC Benefit, Pitchfork tickets, and Annual Conference!
It's been ages since I've written, but I thought you'd be interested in CWC's going-ons.
1. Thanks to our supporters and wonderful audience, we are still going strong... Read more
Reminder: Updates now exclusively via email
Thanks again for making 2012 a successful year for us! We are excited to kick off 2013 with the launch of our Writers Night Out workshops.
If you... Read more
CWC in the media two more times
The conference is a mere 10 days away! Thanks to your help, we made it happen.
CWC was in the media again! Please enjoy:
Mare Swallow's interview on CHIRP Radio... Read more
CWC featured on the Chicagoist this week!
Chuck Sudo of the Chicagoist interviewed founder Mare Swallow. Enjoy!
More good news: We're on CHIRP!
About a week and a half ago, we announced our media sponsor: CHIRP Radio. They're online, and they are the best independent radio station, so give 'em a listen.
Even... Read more
Good news from the Chicago Writers Conference
This week has been filled with great news, and we thought you'd like to know. We are so proud of our amazing speakers! Lots of good news this... Read more
Rewards are out, only 40 days left to register!
Not that this is breaking news, but we thought you'd enjoy hearing it.
1. The last of our cupcakes-rewards shipped this week! See photos below.
2. Registration is LIVE!... Read more
New website + registration are live!
Thanks to our kickstarter backers, we were able to get our new website designed and up and running on its own domain. Visit the Chicago Writers Conference at its new... Read more
New rewards, and Rachel DeWoskin is joining us!
Calling all foodies!
Two new rewards added today! Support the conference and receive:
- A Spice Tiffin, Spices, and a Cookbook ($125 contribution)
- A Spice Walking Tour of Devon Avenue in... Read more
Children's/YA Agent Joins CWC
We're thrilled to announce that literary agent Jennifer Mattson of Andrea Brown Literary Agency will be one of our speakers in September!
Jennifer represents children's books, including Young Adult (YA)... Read more
Query Critique for Writers Added
We’ve just added a new reward to our Kickstarter campaign, this one especially for writers who want to get published.
The Guide to Literary Agentseditor Chuck Sambuchino has generously... Read more
CWC speaker Doug Seibold, featured in Chicago Reader this week
Chicago Writers Conference speaker Doug Seibold (founder, Agate Publishing) was interviewed by the Chicago Reader for the Spring Books Issue this week.
Click here to read the article.
Program update: The Interview Show host Mark Bazer added!
Writer and funny guy Mark Bazer, host of The Interview Show, has joined the Chicago Writers Conference as our moderator and interviewer.
We're thrilled to have Mark on board. If... Read more
Two new speakers confirmed: Sourcebooks and Chicago Review Press
The Chicago Writers Conference is happy to announce we've added two new speakers to our program. Joining us in September will be Dominique Raccah, founder and publisher of Sourcebooks; and... Read more
A special thanks to our start-up team
The Chicago Writers Conference couldn’t get off the ground without the help, support, and/or love and hard work of many people.
A major shout out and Thank You to:
- Kevin... Read more