The Chicago Writers Association is a federally-registered 501(c)(3) voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the 4 Cs of writing: creativity, commerce, craft and community. CWA strives to:
- Foster a visible, supportive writing community;
- Provide genuine, constructive feedback and access to resources;
- Assist writers at all levels achieve their writing goals;
- Build a bridge to unite all facets of Chicago's diverse literary culture;
- Promote Chicago as a place of literary distinction.
CWA members are both professional published authors and those committed to joining their ranks. We span many genres and styles. We are a welcoming community of those for whom written expression is an integral part of their lives.