Chicago Writers' Conference
Established
1985
Program Description
Two-day workshops in 2 tracks, keynotes, editor/agent appointments, booksigning.
Programs/Year
1 every other year
Program Length
2 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
300 max
Program Focus
Fiction, Marketing, Mystery, Publishing, Romance, Young Adult
Faculty
2012 event is over. Next event is April 25-26, 2014.
U.S. Locations
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Months
April
Contact
President, Chicago-North RWA
Chicago Writers' Conference
P.O. Box 6
Arlington Heights, IL 60006
United States
E-Mail:
www.chicagonorthrwa.org
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