2019 Manuscript Finalists Announced

The Soon to Be Famous committee announces the three finalists for our first annual Soon to Be Famous Illinois Manuscript Project contest. Congratulations to these authors (in alphabetical order by book title):

  • Imprudent Love by Diane Maciejewski
  • The Color of Trauma by Hollie Smurthwaite
  • Veritas by Annemarie Mannion

Our volunteer Illinois librarian judges will now select the final winner from these three. Who will take home the top prize? We will announce the winner on April 16 at 2:30 p.m. from the Harold Washington Public Library in downtown Chicago and via a live YouTube video. More details about the ceremony are forthcoming.