Fundraiser Silent Auction

Fundraiser Silent Auction

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Fundraiser Party Crowd

CWC 2015 Fundraiser

Annual Party with a Purpose – Bad Poetry Night
Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Mrs. Murphy & Son’s Irish Bistro

Join us and Chicago literary lovers for our annual benefit which supports our scholarship fund. Help us reach our goal of offering 20 scholarships to literacy and writing tutors at 826CHI and Open Books!

To keep you entertained, we’ll have Chicago luminaries reading some of the worst poetry and oddities we could find, curated by our partner Open Books. Emceeing the festivities and bad poetry is Mike Stephen of WGN’s Outside the Loop Radio.

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Save $5 when you purchase your tickets by March 15!

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Video: What Writers Learned at CWC 2014

At CWC, we’re all about helping writers with their careers. Watch this short video to hear what writers learned at the 2014 Chicago Writers Conference.

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Chicago Writers Conference is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to connecting Chicago area writers and publishing professionals through conferences, workshops and literary events.

Chicago Writers Conference is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events.