The entry window to our new Manuscript Contest has closed. Thank you to all our librarians who nominated and supported our local authors. Now our three rounds of judging by library professionals begins. Watch this website for the first announcement of our semi-finalists in February 2019. The winner will be announced April 2019 and will receive a professional edit, cover art, and will be entered into Round two of the 2020 Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Project.