2023 Manuscript Contest Now Open for Submissions

Announcing our fifth annual Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Manuscript Project contest.

Now open for submissions!

Starting January 2, 2023 and continuing through March 1, 2023, we are accepting complete manuscripts of adult fiction in book length (50,000 to 100,000 words) from Illinois authors only.

Visit the Manuscript Project page for details about this year's contest. And to start the submission process, visit the For Authors section of our website.

Meet our 2022 winner here.