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The Catholic Writers Guild (CWG) is hosting Catholic Writers Conference Live (CWCL) July 30 - August 2, 2019 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in conjunction with the Catholic Marketing Network's CMN Momentum 2019 Tradeshow. The CWCL provides writers, artists, editors, and illustrators opportunities for networking; workshops on writing, publishing, and marketing; pitch sessions; critique sessions; and more.
Attendees have access to the CMN Tradeshow floor, allowing interactions with publishers, vendors, and bookstore owners from across the country. Also in conjunction with CMN, prayer and liturgical events and a mini-pilgrimage will be offered.
Popular speaker, author, CatholicTV personality, and Brand Manager Danielle Bean will deliver the keynote address. Workshop presenters include Patti Maguire Armstrong, Celeste Bene, Donna Heckler, Lisa Mladinich, Heidi Saxton, and many more. Of special interest is this year's Podcast Panel.
  • Separate workshops will be offered for poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.
  • Pitch sessions are planned with publishers Ave Maria Press, Pauline Books and Media, and Our Sunday Visitor.
  • Back this year, Meals with Mentors are a chance to share food and discuss a topic of mutual interest with a small group.
  • Learn more about the Catholic Writers Guild at the annual CWG meeting.
  • Attendees are invited to mingle with old and new friends.
The CWCL is a thoroughly Catholic, always inspirational mingling of industry professionals, brand-new writers, and seasoned veterans across every genre of creativity. Come for new encounters, shared wisdom, and the chance to share your faith and passions with others.
Information about registration, accommodations, and the conference schedule are available online at The event, which will be held at the Lancaster Convention Center, welcomes CWG members and nonmembers alike. Clergy and religious attend for free.

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