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 Agents editor Chuck Sambuchino has generously donated his critical eye and editorial services. For $50, a backer may receive a query letter or book synopsis critique. Each backer who snaps up […]
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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.
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 you’ve ever seen The Interview Show (monthly at Chicago’s Hideout) you know how humorous and engaging he is. If you haven’t, we strongly recommend checking […]
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 Curt Matthews, CEO of Chicago Review Press (the parent company of Chicago Review Press Books and Independent Publishers Group). We’re thrilled to have these two […]
Chicago has long been home to award-winning authors, journalists, historians and bloggers. There are over 50 live lit events every month in Chicago. This city is full of brilliant literary talent.
And yet…if any of these talented writers want to attend a conference to learn how to get published, new trends in publishing (digital, anyone?) or just rub elbows with a publisher or agent, they have to spend big bucks to travel elsewhere. Let’s make this easy. Let’s make it fun. In Chicago.
Details: September 14-16, 2012 at the historic (and gorgeous) Tribune Tower.
This conference is for fiction and non-fiction writers alike!