To reserve your place at MWCA 2013, use MWCA Profile to create an account and register for the conference.

Registration opens June 14, 2013.


Early bird rate (for registrations made by Sept. 20): Students $90, Professionals $175.

Regular rate (for registrations made after Sept. 20): Students $110, Professionals $200

Pre-conference workshops: $25 for all attendees

Pre-conference writing retreat at the Chicago Botanic Gardens: $15 for transportation (entry into Gardens is free).

Note: Retreaters will be responsible for their own lunch. (There is a cafeteria at the Gardens, and there are several take-out restaurants within walking distance of the Holiday Inn.)

Last day to cancel registrations with a full refund: Sept. 30

If you are a presenter who cannot attend, please contact Carol Martin as soon as possible at, with the subject heading CANCELLATION.

Registrants will need to be MWCA members in order to register for the conference (follow the instructions in Profile while registering).

Editing your proposal

Until August 9, conference presenters will be able to edit their abstracts and titles after they’ve registered for the conference.  Please go to “Conference registration” and use the “Edit” button.  If you are registering under your school’s institutional membership, please remind your administrator to renew the institutional membership. The deadline for editing your abstract has now lapsed.