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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
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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…

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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
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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…

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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
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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…

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July 2017

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
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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. We’ll also welcome special guest Shawn Shiflett author of the novel Hidden Place (Akashic Books). The work has received…

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