This year 46 Illinois authors submitted their works of fiction for adult readers to the 2018 Soon To Be Famous Illinois Author contest. we are excited to announce the semi-finalists for the 2018 contest.
What happens to authors who enter the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Project? Well, obviously, there’s a winner, but what about the runners up?
To celebrate the launch of the 2018 contest, enjoy this highlights video from the 2017 Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Project winner announcement ceremony.
The Soon To Be Famous Illinois Author Project is delighted to announce this year’s winner, author Daniel Rosenberg and his novel, The Towers Still Stand.
The Daily Herald gives details on this year’s contest, including the three finalists, and the big announcement event on April 12 at the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin, IL.
The judges gave our 20 semi-finalists a careful reading, we tallied up their scores, and we are proud and excited to announce the 2017 finalists in the Soon To Be Famous Illinois Author Project!
Our librarian judges have carefully read all the submissions, and after much deliberation, we are proud to announce the first round of semi-finalists for the 2017 contest.
Have you met the 2016 Soon To Be Famous winning author, Geralyn Hesslau Magrady? If not, you may be unaware that she is…The Most Interesting Author In The World!
Elena Ferrarin of the Daily Herald spoke with Denise Raleigh of the Soon To Be Famous Illinois Author project team and current winning author Geralyn Hesslau Magrady for this piece in December 2016.