Cat Writers’ Association recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary Conference in St. Louis with a number of outstanding educational speakers. Emerald Level Sponsor Purina opened the sessions with a tag-team offering from Dr. Kurt Venator and Dr. Janet Jackson. The topic, of course, was feline nutrition including the benefits of wet cat food.
Enter for Your Chance to Win CWA Conference Registration in Houston TX!
Win CWA conference registration by entering and sharing this fun contest — You’ll love this 24th CWA Conference event, whether an experienced professional writer or an aspiring writer just starting out. Sessions apply to all genres, whether you write fiction, nonfiction, cat- or dog-content or (fill in the blank). It’s the PURR-fect opportunity to pounce […]
Remembering Darlene Arden: A Tribute
REMEMBERING DARLENE ARDEN It has taken me quite a while to put my thoughts together and write something about Darlene Arden, who recently passed away. Although not a member at the time of her death, Darlene was a longtime supporter and member of the CWA, a Charter Member, and served in many capacities through […]
Cat Writers’ Association Announces Winners in its International Communications Contest
The 2016 CWA Awards Banquet Program is available as a PDF that can be downloaded at your convenience. ============================================== FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (all images Copr. Jerry Thornton, used with permission, unless otherwise noted) CHANDLER, AZ: The 22nd annual Cat Writers’ Association Communication Contest drew more than 290 entries from all over the globe, with Catherine […]
CWA CONTEST NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED!
This is a message from your CWA Contest Chair, Arden Moore. And the certificate goes to….possibly you! We have just tabulated the judging scores for the entries for the 2015 Cat Writers’ Association Communication Contest. This annual contest drew nearly 300 entries in 37 categories – and yes, one person did earn a perfect score. […]
CWA PRESIDENT MARCI KLADNIK INTERVIEWS TICA
Cat Writers Association president Marci Kladnik explores learns more about THE INTERNATIONAL CAT ASSOCIATION (TICA) and cat shows in a live GOOGLE HANGOUT interview event broadcast Wednesday April 27, 2016 from 2:30-3:00 pm Eastern Time. The event is available to the public, and also will be recorded and available on YouTube to view and share […]
Cat Writers Association President Marci Kladnik Interviews American Association of Feline Practitioners
UPDATE! Watch the video REPLAY. Cat Writers Association president Marci Kladnik explores the American Association of Feline Practitioners in a live GOOGLE HANGOUT interview event broadcast Tuesday April 5, 2016 from 6:30-7:00 pm Eastern Time. The event is available to the public, and also will be recorded and available on YouTube to view and share […]
Cat Writers Featured in Wall Street Journal
It’s not a cat fight, but purring praise for the Cat Writers Association’s ability to foster and attract the CREAM of the cat writing world. On March 1, 2016 a front page story of the Wall Street Journal examined the pro-and-con arguments for including cat characters in novels, and several award-winning CWA authors weighed in. […]
CWA CONFERENCE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED!
SHOUT ABOUT IT! CWA CONFERENCE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED! CWA is pleased to announce the PAW-some speakers for the CWA Annual Conference, held in partnership with BlogPaws Conference. You can find the tentative CWA schedule on this page and the speaker bios on this page. You’ll also want to check out the entire CWA and BlogPaws speaker listing just […]
Google Hangout Answers CWA Contest Questions!
Arden Moore, contest chair, will offer information and field questions about the contest in a special Google Hangout being hosted by Amy Shojai. The hangout will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8 (11 a.m. CENTRAL time). Anyone (member or not) can enter this contest. Entries must be “cat” focused work published by Dec. […]