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in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.

Alexander Pyles is a short story author and novelist. His shorter work has appeared on 101words.org, Zathom.com, and in the River & South Review. He holds an MA in Philosophy and an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction. When he’s not trying to wrangle words, he is usually trying to wrangle his daughter, Aggie Maggie. You can find him at www.pylesofbooks.wordpress.com. You can hear him at In Print’s next regular meeting, June 9, 1 p.m., at Katie’s Cup in Rockford.

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Despite a weather delay early this year, In Print is moving ahead on setting up genre- or geography-based critique groups in 2018. If you are a member and want to take part, drop a note to In Print President Lisa Roettger at lisa_roettger@hotmail.com for more information.

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Help spread the In Print word

Get involved with In Print radio. Drop a note to our radio guru Bob Francis at radioflyer@earthling.net. We need radio techs, interviewers, readers and archivists. Ask him for details.

Keep on writing.

Our next regularly scheduled meeting is June 9, 1-4 pm at Katie’s Cup

Join us for a session to see if you belong with us.

Katie’s Cup has plenty of nearby parking and is accessible to wheelchairs.


If you are a writer who would like to pursue a love of writing, expand your talents, and explore the market for publication, then In Print is the organization for you.

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