Chicago Writers Conference 2013 in 8 Photos

We like the number 8. We also like Chicago Writers Conference 2013. Here is a small sample of the fantastic photographs that Evan Hanover took over the CWC weekend. If you’d like to see more, visit our Facebook page. Images will be added over the coming week.

Attendees packed Open Books Bookstore for a night of mixing, mingling, and storytelling from This Much Is True.


Mary Robinette Kowal, Jennifer Ann Coffeen, Nnedi Okorafor, and moderator Amanda Luedeke discussed the challenges of genre writing.


Attendees were able to pick up a book, talk to the representatives of the Northwestern Creative Writing Program, and snag some candy between sessions.


Alex Shakar read from Luminarium and spoke of his own path to publication. “Rewriting is where the magic happens.”


Randy Richardson hit a little too close to home with his piece on procrastination and writing at the “Chicago Writers/Chicago Readers” event.


No talk on erotica could be complete without a mention of Mr. Darcy.


Attendees got a chance to have one-on-one conversations with authors like Wesley Chu.


Rick Kogan inspired us all. “If you feel the need to write, do it. Write what you feel. Write what you know.”



Chicago Writers Conference is happy to announce its partnership with Lillstreet Art Center! Starting Nov. 4, CWC will host its Writers Night Workshops at Lillstreet Loft, 4401 N. Ravenswood. You can purchase tickets for our fall workshop, Podcasting for Writers, by clicking here.