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CWIP Publishing Fair

March 16, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn about and network with members of Chicago's publishing community at the second annual CWIP Publishing Fair. Launched in 2015, this successful event has been expanded to include more exhibitors, representing different aspects of publishing in the city.

Local publishers, authors, agents, universities, and other publishing-related vendors will attend, making it the perfect place to discover your next opportunity. The exhibitors include companies and professionals that can help you market your services, share job opportunities, sell books, or gain exposure to the Chicagoland publishing community.

The diverse CWIP Publishing Fair exhibitors* include, but are not limited to:

  • 220 Communications
  • Adams Press
  • Agate Publishing
  • Allium Press
  • Association of Publishers for Special Sales (APSS)
  • Book Coach 101, Patrice Turner
  • Browne and Miller Literary Associates
  • C. Lynn Williams
  • The Cadence Group
  • Caroline Lee, Pendant Press LLC
  • Chicago Review Press
  • Chicago Women in Publishing (CWIP)
  • Dapper Press
  • DePaul University, MA in Writing and Publishing Program
  • Dorothy Ryan
  • Dvara magazine
  • Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA)
  • Florence Osmund Books
  • Heavenly Enterprises Midwest
  • Heather Melcer, Book Marketing Consultant
  • Independent Writers of Chicago (IWOC)
  • Jeff Fleischer
  • Midwestern Gothic
  • Northwestern University Press
  • Pat McCarthy
  • Poetry magazine
  • Sandra Reed
  • Stella Lucente
  • Susan Blumberg-Kason
  • University of Chicago Press

*Exhibitors are subject to change.

Note that this event begins at 5:30 p.m. to give attendees time to visit all exhibitors.

The venue is easily accessible by public transportation, and there is $9 parking in the building’s underground parking at Financial Pl. and Congress Blvd. for attendees with parking validation available at the event.

Register online here.

CWIP member cost is either free or $10, depending on the membership type. Nonmember cost is $25.


March 16, 2016
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


CWIP Executive team


Four40 Building (Room 303/Lakeview)
440 S. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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