We are proud to announce the finalists for the first annual Soon to Be Famous Illinois Manuscript Contest. Read the full post here. Congratulations to all these authors. Their manuscripts enter our final round of judging and compete for the top prize. The contest winner will be announced April 16, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. from the Harold Washington library and via a live YouTube stream from this website. Stay tuned for details. The winner receives a professional edit, cover art, and will be entered into the 2020 Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author Project.