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Awards Contest Judges

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


Adult Fiction

Anne Calcagno, 1910 South Indiana Avenue, Unit 122, Chicago, Il 60616

Eckhard Gerdes, 4212 Chesapeake Drive, Apt. 1A, Aurora, IL 60504

Amy Hassinger , 502 W. Vermont Ave., Urbana, IL, 61801


Adult Nonfiction

Mervin Block, 160 W. 66th St., 58D, New York City, N.Y. 10023

Jim Schwab, 1755 N. Campbell, Chicago, IL 60647

Joyce Burns Zeiss, 2701 Eastwood, Evanston 60201



Bob Remer, 5840 N. Kenmore, Chicago, IL 60660

Taylor Pensoneau, 427 Lexington Ct., New Berlin, IL 62670

James Plath, Dept. of English, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1312 Park St., Bloomington, IL 61702-2900



Linda Nemec Foster, 2024 Wilshire Drive, SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Robert Sutherland, 501 E, Willow Street, Normal, IL 61761

Bill Yarrow, 6631 North Trumball Ave., Lincolnwood, IL 60712-3737


Children’s Nonfiction

Marlene Targ Brill, 314 Lawndale, Wilmette, IL 60091

Lisa Holton, 2327 Brown Ave., Evanston, IL 60201

Patrick McBriarty, 1848 W. Waveland Ave., Chicago, IL 60613


 Children’s Fiction

Debbi Chocolate, 1431 Haverhill Drive, Wheaton, Illinois 60189

Shari Frost, 8748D Kedvale Ave, Skokie IL 60076

Brian E. Wilson, 1440 West Argyle St., Apt. 1, Chicago, IL 60640

To confirm that your entry reached the judges, please send a self-addressed stamped postcard with each book submission.

You may also contact Marlene Targ Brill,, who will verify your entry arrived.

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


About the Contest Contest Rules Online Payment and Entry Form Printable Entry Form Contest Judges





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