An Evening with Women Who Write In Pictures…



A big BELATED thank you to the writers, to the attendees, and to our friends at

2112 Chicago. 




For more info about the participating authors or to purchase their books:


Michelle Cox


Author of A Girl Like You, a Henrietta and Inspector Howard novel. Henrietta Von Harmon works as a 26 girl at a corner bar on Chicago’s northwest side. It’s 1935, but things still aren’t looking up since the big crash and her father’s subsequent suicide, leaving Henrietta to care for her antagonistic mother and younger siblings. Henrietta is eventually persuaded to take a job as a taxi dancer at a local dance hall―and just when she’s beginning to enjoy herself, the floor matron turns up dead.

She is currently working on her second and third book in the series. This summer, she has been touring promoting her book. She is a She Write Press author.


Maria  Karamitsos

Maria-headshot_cropped-290x300Founder & Editor of the online publication Windy City Greek. After many years working as the associate editor for the Greek Star, Maria decided to launch her own online publication celebrating the Greek community.

She has contributed to three books Greektown Chicago: Its History, Its Recipes, and Chicago Area Ethnic Handbook  From 2002 until 2015,  she was a featured writer at GreekCircle magazine. Her work has also been published in The National Herald,, Harlots’ Sauce Radio (Bring the Marbles Home – Once and For All; You Did Not Just Say That!), KRHTH magazine, and NEO Magazine.


Ruth Kaufman


Author of At His Command, England 1453: The king sends Sir Nicholas Gray to protect the recently widowed Lady Amice Winfield from undesirable suitors. Though Nicholas intrigues her, she yearns to run Castle Rising without a man’s control.

Ruth has published several award winning historical romance novels about Medieval England.


Emily Paster

headshot-jar-900x600 (1)Food Swap, part cookbook, part how to guide features more than 80 recipes for artisanal items that will be coveted at food swaps and adored as gifts.

Emily is  passionate about food and cooking she is the c0-Founder of the Chicago Food Swap and the founder of her blog West of Loop. She is currently working on her next book.


Iris Waichler 

Iris WaichlerAuthor of Role Reversal, Taking Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents offers invaluable information on a comprehensive variety of key topics, including estate planning, copings with grief/anger, building a support network, and ultimately finding the right level of care for your aging parent.

This is Iris’s second book. She is also a She Writes Press author.




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