Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

April 2017

First Amendment Network Event: Protected Speech in the Trump Era

April 8 @ 12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sulzer Regional Library,
4455 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL
+ Google Map

The 45th President of the United States has articulated a narrow interpretation of the First Amendment that includes stricter limits on press freedom and harsh penalties for civil disobedience. While some journalists predict the next four years will be “a new low in American democracy” when it comes to freedom of, and respect for a…

Find out more »
May 2017

IWPA Member & Tribune Literary Critic Fanny Butcher’s CLHOF Induction

May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Newberry Library’s Ruggles Hall,
60 West Walton Street, Chicago, IL
+ Google Map

Illinois Woman’s Press Association is a proud sponsor of this event, celebrating one of our historically notable members. Click here to access our Wikipedia page for Fanny’s IWPA story. Fanny Butcher: (September 13, 1888 – May 1887), for four decades a writer and critic for the Chicago Tribune, will be inducted into the Chicago Literary…

Find out more »

76th Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest Awards Luncheon

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Zia’s Lago Vista,
3819 N. Ashland, Chicago, IL 60613
+ Google Map

Communicators, friends and members of the public are welcome to join the Illinois Woman’s Press Association for its 76th Annual Mate E Palmer Professional Communications Contest Award Luncheon. Enjoy a fabulous four-course meal at Zia’s Lago Vista on Chicago’s North Side as we honor: * Professional & High School Contest Winners * The Communicator of…

Find out more »
June 2017
Packages range from $115-270

CALLING ALL AUTHORS! Join IWPA Under the Tent at Printer’s Row Lit Fest 2017!

June 10 @ 10:00 am - June 11 @ 6:00 pm
Printer’s Row Lit Fest,
Dearborn, from Congress to Polk, Chicago, IL United States
+ Google Map

Printers Row Lit Fest was founded in 1985 by the Near South Planning Board to attract visitors to the Printers Row neighborhood (once the city’s bookmaking hub). By 2002, it had grown to five city blocks (on Dearborn, from Congress to Polk), attracting more than 200 booksellers from across the country displaying new, used and…

Find out more »
July 2017

SAVE THE DATE: 5th Annual Summer Social with Chicago Writers Association

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Hidden Shamrock,
2723 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614 United States
+ Google Map

Join members of Illinois Woman’s Press Association and the CWA for the 5th Annual Summer Social! Enjoy free appetizers provided by Chicago Writers Association, a cash bar and networking with some of the city’s finest communicators. To reserve your spot, please email your RSVP with headcount to iwpa1885@gmail.com by Wednesday, July 19. We look forward…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events