Printers Row Lit Fest 2017: What to Know Before You Go

Category: Publishing

Printers Row Lit Fest 2017: What to Know Before You Go

Thursday, June 8, 2017, Events, Networking, Publishing
Visit exhibitor booths to find out more about authors and organizations.

It’s that time again bookworms! Are you ready for the 33rd Annual Printers Row Lit Fest? As a regular attendee of the Lit Fest, I can tell you it’s always best to review the schedule and the weather forecast before you go. Many author panels and discussions occur concurrently so you may have to make some […]

CWIP’s Publishing Fair – An Exhibitor’s Perspective: An Interview with Northwestern University Press’ Marketing Manager Greta Bennion

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Career, Events, Networking, Publishing, University Press
Network with Chicago’s Publishing Professionals at CWIP’s Publishing Fair.

CWIP’s Publishing Fair provides exhibitors a way to gain exposure and connect with their target audience in person. May 17 is right around the corner, but don’t worry, there’s still time to register as an exhibitor for this year’s fair. For more information on how to register as either an exhibitor or an attendee, click […]

Why CWIP’s Publishing Fair Is a Must-Attend Event: An Interview with Meghann Workman

Monday, April 24, 2017, Career, Events, Networking, Publishing
Children’s author Caroline Lee exhibiting at CWIP’s Publishing Fair

Created as a way for Chicago-based publishing professionals to connect with one another, CWIP’s third annual Publishing Fair is fast approaching on Wednesday, May 17. Admission is free for CWIP professional members, only $10 for students and senior CWIP members, and just $25 for nonmembers. Plus, don’t forget from now until May 5, you have […]

5 Questions with April Eberhardt

Wednesday, September 14, 2016, Career, Events, Publishing

We’re a week away from our Fall Kickoff and couldn’t be more excited to have literary agent extraordinaire April Eberhardt as our keynote speaker! Before the main event, April was kind enough to share her experience and expertise with us in a brief interview. You describe yourself as a literary change agent. What does that […]

Getting to Know Our Presses

Thursday, June 23, 2016, Publishing

One great thing about being a part of CWIP is the ample opportunities to learn about the vast arena of publishing in Chicago. Lucky for us, this city has a plethora of different publishers and publishing houses. Why not familiarize yourself with a few of them? Featherproof Books Featherproof Books was founded in 2005 and […]

Academic Publishing in Chicago

Tuesday, January 19, 2016, Career, Events, Publishing

I just registered for the CWIP educational event on February 17 – Academic Publishing in the Digital Age and cannot be more excited. As a biological anthropologist, educator, writer, editor, and CWIP member, Michelle Singleton has paved her way through the academic publishing field. Singleton organized and will moderate this unique CWIP event, which focuses […]

Boost Your Resume – Tips from Editors

Monday, December 21, 2015, Career, Motivation, Publishing

Many of our CWIP members are interested in becoming editors or are pursuing a career in the editorial industry. Whether you are making a career change, updating your skill set, or building you credentials, make sure you include these must-haves on your resume. 1. Formal Education List all formal education, including courses that emphasize your […]

Through the Grapevine: How to Build Connections

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, Mentorship, Publishing

I first heard about CWIP from a “friend of a friend” in publishing. She graduated from Harvard University and raved about the CWIP mentorship program. She mentioned that the program’s success stems from the members’ ability to sign up as both a mentee and mentor. As a mentee, members are often experienced but looking for […]

Two Steps Forward: 2015/2016 CWIP Fall Kickoff

Tuesday, September 8, 2015, Events, Publishing

It is the most exciting time to be a CWIP member! You have already taken the first step toward launching your career goals and ambitions by doing a bit of Internet browsing on our website. Whether you are a student interested in editing, freelancing, writing, or proofreading; an experienced author, publisher, or writer; or a professional looking for an […]