Past Event

ChiWriMo National Novel Writing Month Kick-Off Party!

This is a meet-and-greet for writers to gather and prepare for the challenge of writing their novel during National Novel Writing Month.

We share ideas, brainstorm, and play games.

It’s an opportunity for people of diverse ages and backgrounds to gather and meet other writers.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

The event is co-sponsored by  Illinois Humanities and Chicago Region, National Novel Writing Month as part of The Collaborative City, a former program of Illinois Humanities, in partnership with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE).

For more information, please contact Catherine Noon.

If you need a sign interpreter or require other arrangements to fully participate, please call 312.422.5580 at least 72 hours prior to the event. For parking locations near the facility, please visit