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New website coming April 2019!

Good news! MWA Midwest will be migrating our content to a brand-new website platform in April 2019! Thank you in advance for bearing with our current, creaky virtual residence. The new website promises to be cleaner and easier to navigate for both users and the website team. And members will continue to enjoy exclusive access [...]

2019-03-08T13:42:21+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Public, Uncategorized|

Upcoming events – February/March

Happy 2019! This year, we're excited to start holding chapter meetings beyond the Chicago area so more of our members can attend, starting next month. On February 9th at 12pm (CST), the Twin Cities host Mindy Mejia, who is both an author and a CPA, discussing a broad range of tax questions geared specifically toward self-employed [...]

2019-01-16T10:57:01+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Events, Public, Uncategorized|

2018 Holton Winners!

2018 Hugh Holton Winners Announced! The 2018 Hugh Holton Award contest had 32 entries this year. As the coordinators of the Critique Program and Holton Award contest this year, we wish to thank everyone who participated. And a very special thank you to all of our judges who devoted their time and expertise to help [...]

2018-12-23T10:42:30+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Contests, Public|

Final two events of the year!

On Sunday, November 18th from 12-2:30, join us at Centuries & Sleuths in Forest Park, IL as Sean Cusick of Second City teaches us Improv Techniques for Writers! No improv experience or humor necessary, but you'll want to bring a pen and notebook to participate. Our final meeting for the year is Sunday, December 2nd at [...]

2018-11-05T20:38:57+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Events, Guest speaker, Public|

MWA Midwest at Printers Row!

MWA Midwest Chapter will once again have a presence at Chicago's Printers Row Lit Fest!  We hope you'll join us for some fun. Keep watching this space for updates! Saturday, June 9th (10am - 6pm) Booth Schedule Authors will sell and sign their books. 10 – 12 pm: Barbara Barnett, Michael Barsa, Winnie Li 12 [...]

2018-06-27T16:33:31+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Contests, Events, Guest speaker, Public|

May with MWA Midwest!

I'm packed for Edgars Week in New York City! I can't wait to spend time with my mystery colleagues from all over the country... particularly the other judges of the YA novel category with whom I spent a lot of time reading, debating, and ranking over one hundred books last year. If you're also there [...]

2018-04-23T20:49:35+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Contests, Events, Public, Uncategorized|