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2022 Manuscript Finalists Announced

We're excited to announce the finalists for the 2022 Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Manuscript Project contest. Congratulations to these three Illinois authors. Our judges next evaluate their submissions to determine this year's contest winner. 

Here are our finalists (in alphabetical order by author last name).

  • How to Spot A Fake by Rachelle Dio (Cook Memorial Public Library District)
  • House Call by Sarah Roots (Chicago Public Library)
  • A Girl with a Knife by Alina Rubin (Niles-Maine District Library)

Details about our Manuscript Project can be found here.