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      CWA & IWPA Summer Social 2013 in Chicago

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      August 1, 2013

      Thursday   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

      2723 North Halsted Street
      Chicago, Illinois 60614

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      CWA & IWPA Summer Social 2013

      Join the Chicago Writers Association and the Illinois Woman's Press Association for a FREE networking event.  Mix and mingle with new friends and professional contacts, while learning new tricks of the trade from seasoned publishing successes. Cash bar and complimentary appetizers.

      Special guests include:

      • Christine Sneed, author of the novel, Little Known Facts, and the short story collection, Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry, and winner of the Chicago Public Library Foundation's 21st Century Award for 2013
      • Rick Kaempfer, Publisher (Eckhartz Press), Author (Severence, The Living Wills, Records Truly Is My Middle Name), Media Critic (Illinois Entertainer) Blogger (Just One Bad Century and Father Knows Nothing) and Former Radio Producer (Steve & Gary) 
      • Kelly O'Connor McNees, author (The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott and In Need of a Good Wife) and editor (Word Bird Editorial Services
      • Mike O'Maryfounding dreamer of Dream of Things (publishes anthologies of creative nonfiction, memoirs and other books) and a writer of essays, fiction, drama and sketch comedy.
      • Emily Victorson, co-founder and publisher of Allium Press of Chicago. Prior to starting Allium Press, she worked as a librarian, historian and book designer for such organizations ad the Newberry Library, the Chicago History Museum, and History Works, Inc. 
      • Mare Swallow, speaker, consultant, author and founder of the Chicago Writers Conference.
      • Donald G. Evans, author, educator and founder of the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame.

      CWA and IWPA look forward to welcoming our members (and welcome guests!) at this FREE event!

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      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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