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Please send a book and entry form to each judge in your category.

Adult Fiction
— Mark Eleveld, 305 Brooks Ave., Joliet, IL 60435                                   
— Tony Romano, 23W279 Saint James Court, Glen Ellyn IL 60137              
— Michele Weldon, 1419 Lathrop Ave., River Forest, IL 60305

Adult Nonfiction
— Connie Fletcher, 521 Tenth St., Wilmette, IL 60091
— Kim Hiltwein c/o Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
— Eckhard Gerdes, 1110 Varsity Blvd., Apt, 221, DeKalb, IL 60115
Biography and Memoir
— Davis Schneiderman, Associate Dean of the Faculty, Center for Chicago Programs, Lake Forest College, 555 North Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045
— Robert Remer, 5840 N. Kenmore, Chicago, IL 60660
— John Hallwas, 404 S. Edwards St., Macomb, IL 61455

Children’s Fiction
— Nancy Crocker, 2432 W. 24th St., Minneapolis, MN 55405
— Barbara A. Binns, Box 1583, Arlington Heights, IL 60006
— Judith Fradin, 2121 Dobson St., Evanston, IL 60202      

Children’s Nonfiction
— Margaret McMullan, 541 East Scenic Drive, Pass Christian, MS 39571
— Ilene Cooper, 798 Judson, Highland Park, IL 60035
— Andrea Warren, 4908 W. 71st St., Prairie Village, KS 66208

— Jim McGarrah, 120 North Bellaire Avenue #1, Louisville, KY 40206
— Grace Bauer, English Department, Andrews Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588-0333
— Joshua Corey, Dept. of English, Lake Forest College, 555 North Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045


If you’d like to confirm that your entry reached the judges, please send a self-addressed stamped postcard with each book submission. Or you can contact Marlene Targ Brill,, who will verify whether your entry arrived.

We look forward to your submissions. Thank you and good luck.


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