Extent: 4.0 cubic feet
Scope and Contents: In 1975, a group of poets and fiction writers in Champaign-Urbana, Ill., organized Illinois Writers, Inc. (IWI) as a not-for-profit corporation with the goal of providing support and lines of communication for writers in the state. This collection contains various records of the IWI, including correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, membership information, and material related to annual conferences. Also included are copies of Illinois Writers Newsletter, 1976-80; Illinois Writers Review, 1981-83; and IWI Monthly, 1981-86; along with production copy notes, layout notes, and paste-ups. These materials were donated to the Library in 1985-90.