In the News:

Watch Chicago’s Literary Minds Read Truly Terrible Poetry Tonight”, Chicago Magazine, 3/31/15

Party with a Purpose: Bad Poetry Night”, Gaper’s Block, 3/31/15

Can Chicagoans Top Suzanne Somers’ Bad Poetry?”, DNAinfo, 3/30/15

Live Lit Roundup for the week of March 30th, 2015”, Chicago Literati, 3/30/15

Mike Stephen: Chicago Writers Conference’s Bad Poetry Night” (Interview with CWC board president Noah Cruickshank), WGN Radio, 3/26/15

Party with a Purpose“, Chicago Reader, 3/26/15

Bad Poetry Night Features The Worst Celebrity Poems For A Good Cause”, Chicagoist, 3/26/15

Upcoming Chicago literary events“, Chicago Tribune, 3/26/15

Chicago Writers Conference Preview“, Outside the Loop (WGN Radio),10/19/14

Chicago Writers Conference Hosts Writers Night Out Workshops @ Lillstreet Loft” Gaper’s Block, 1/7/2014

Mare Swallow discusses the Chicago Writers Conference, Chicago Literati, 9/4/2013

CWC Fundraiser, Chicago Book Review, 8/27/2013

Help the Chicago Writers Conference this Thursday!, Tuesday Funk, 8/27/2013

5 Networking Tips for Writers (guest blog post by Mare Swallow)“, Writer’s Digest, 8/22/2013

Chicago Writers Conference Preview“, Outside the Loop Radio (WLUW), 8/21/2012 (interview comes in around the 24:35 mark)

Interview with Chicago Writers Conference“, CAN TV – Community Forum: multiple airings
Airs on Sunday, August 18 at 4:30 pm and on Thursday, August 22 at 3:30 pm on Channel 21 in Chicago.

Writing Workshop: Get Past the Slush Pile“, Gaper’s Block, 8/1/2013

Lit 50: Who Really Books in Chicago 2013“, Newcity Lit, 6/6/2013

Mark your Calendars: Summer Literary Events“, Gaper’s Block, 5/22/2013

Land a free copy of Tina Fey’s ‘Bossypants’ Tuesday in honor of World Book Night“, Sun Times, 4/23/2013

Chicago Writers Conference Presents First in Workshop Series“, Gaper’s Block, 12/19/2012

Culture Vultures in the Chicago Reader features founder Mare Swallow, 10/4/2012

Chicago Writers Conference Preview“, Outside the Loop Radio (WLUW), 9/6/2012 (interview comes in around the 13:45 mark)

Write On: Chicago Welcomes its First Conference for Writers“, Newcity Lit, 9/3/2012

CWC Founder, Mare Swallow, interview by CHIRP Radio, “Chicago Writers Conference: Helping Writers to Get Published“, 8/30/2012

CWC featured on Michele Bruno’s Fork in the Road blog: “Crowdfunding Your Conference“, 8/28/2012

There’s Still Time To Register For Chicago Writers Conference“, Chicagoist, 8/23/2012

Chicago Writers Conference Registration Opens“, Gapers Block, 6/13/2012

BookNotes: Keynote Genius, Indie Comics And Regional Paintings“, The Beachwood Reporter, 6/13/2012

Thanks to science fiction author Tobias Buckell for plugging Chicago Writers Conference, 4/16/2012

Entering final week of Kickstarter campaign for Chicago Writers Conference!“, Inhuman Swill, 4/16/2012

Chicago Writers Conference seeks fundsboingboing, 4/16/2012

Chicago Writers Conference featured in Aville Daily, 4/13/2012

Chicago Writers Conference Preview, interview with CWC Founder Mare SwallowOutside the Loop Radio, 4/11/2012 (interview comes in around the 19:45 mark)

Kickstarting The Chicago Writers Conference: Bringing Writers And Publishers Together“, The BeachWood Reporter, 4/9/2012

Download CWC Press Releases here:

#6 Award Winners Rick Kogan and Alex Shakar to Keynote 2013 Chicago Writers Conference (PDF)

#5 CWC Announces Charitable Partnership with Open Books (PDF)

#4 Award Winning Author Aleksandar Hemon to Keynote Chicago Writers Conference (PDF)

#3 Chicago Writers Conference Registration Now Open (PDF)

#2 CWC Launches Kickstarter Campaign (PDF)

#1 Announcing The Chicago Writers Conference (PDF)

About Chicago Writers Conference

CWC is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to connecting Chicago area writers and publishing professionals. For more information and interviews contact: Mare Swallow, Chicago Writers Conference: contact [AT] | @chiwritersconf

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.