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Chicago Writers Conference Party

  Party With a Purpose! A Night of Cocktails, Readings, and More! On Thursday, August 29 Chicago Writers Conference presents its annual benefit, and it promises to be one of our most exciting events of the year! Guests can enjoy … Continue reading

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Chicago Writers Conference

2013 Schedule Announced We are thrilled to share the lineup for the 2013 Chicago Writers Conference! This year’s conference includes: A kickoff party at Open Books Bookstore with Improvised Jane Austen. Over fifteen different talks and panels including “Meet the … Continue reading

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Printers Row Literary Festival

Registration Open for 2013 Conference Tickets are now available for the 2013 Chicago Writers Conference. Registration is available through the Chicago Writers Conference website and must be purchased bySeptember 13. Early Bird tickets can be purchased untilJune 30; regular registration begins on July 1. The … Continue reading

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New Chicago Writers Conference Workshop

Novel Submission 101 This 2-week workshop presented by the Chicago Writers Conference     features local author Holly McDowell (King Solomon’s Wives) will walk you through the process and dos and don’ts of submitting your novel for publication. If you wish to find … Continue reading

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Puddin’head Press Celebrates Our Christine Swanberg

The Puddin’head Press is celebrating the release of their newest publication The Alleluia Tree by Christine Swanberg.      There will be a publication party on Sunday, April 22, from 3 to 5 PM at Uncommon Ground, 1401 West Devon, in Chicago. Uncommon Ground is a wonderful restaurant with an organic … Continue reading

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Chicago in January

Thursday January 26 6 pm | How to Do Art in Public Spaces Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602. Moderated by Tricia Van Eck,former Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and founder of … Continue reading

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Jan. 27 Poetry Reading: Stop Smiling Storefront

TriQuarterly Online poetry editor Lana Rakhman and Christine Pacyk–both are graduating MFA students at Northwestern. will be featured in a reading at the Stop Smiling Storefront. They will be introduced by Reginald Gibbons and Simone Muench, who will also read … Continue reading

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Grant Opportunity for Authors

City of Chicago Community Arts Assistance Program The Chicago Community Arts Assistance Program (CAAP), a grant program that supports new, emerging, and mid-career artists, is open for applications. Deadline January 30.

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Chicago Publishes Gallery March 30, 2011

From http://www.chicagopublishes.com, a great meeting place for Chicago writers and publishers.

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Open Call for Chicago Artists and Playwrights

This call came through the Chicago Artists Resource website. Their literary page a great resource for Chicago writers. Open Call for Artists & Playwrights: Dramatis Personae Deadline April 8, 2011 Dramatis Personae is a family of diverse artists based in … Continue reading

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