Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


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CONTACT INFORMATION* indicates required field


General Information

  
  
  
Enter the author's email address, if you would like it displayed within the Directory.


ILLINOIS CONNECTION(* Required) Share the author's Illinois story. The more information you include here about the author's Illinois connections, the easier it will be for users to find the author when they do a key word search. Think about the following questions:
  • Where has the author lived in Illinois -- city, county, neighborhood, etc.?
  • What school/s did the author attend in Illinois -- high school, college, university, specialty, etc.?
  • Has the author written extensively about Illinois subjects of interest -- Abraham Lincoln, Chicago Cubs, Flora and Fauna of Illinois, etc.?
  • Are the author's works set in Illinois -- real or fictional?

Example: I was born and raised in Carmi, Illinois and lived in Charleston, Illinois for several years while I attended college at Eastern Illinois University, moved to Chicago after college to work at the Chicago Tribune and now reside in Peoria, Illinois.


BIOGRAPHICAL & PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION This section can also include information like works not eligible to be included in other sections.


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Are you available for speaking engagements?

Yes No

If so, list specifics like: name of person to contact for speaking engagements, their contact information, speaking fees, size and types of groups preferred, geographic areas of availability, preferred topics, titles of standing presentations, etc.


WHAT GENRE DOES YOUR WORK GENERALLY FALL UNDER?
Genre:
Fiction
Non-Fiction
Poetry
History
Romance
Mystery
Science Fiction
Illustrations
Photography


DESCRIBE YOUR GENERAL AUDIENCE
Audience:
Adult
Children
Young Adult


LITERARY AWARDS

Please separate all LITERARY awards/recognitions by a comma in corresponding book title box. Also, please list the year of the award, if known.

If there are more than five books with awards, additional titles and awards can be submitted through the "Contact Us" link on the Illinois Authors Directory homepage.

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TITLES(* Required) A listing of books the author has authored or co-authored. Books MUST have a TEN digit ISBN.

Please Note:

The following items are INELIGBLE for inclusion in this section but can be mentioned in the Biographical and Professional Information section:

  • Article publications in journals or periodicals.
  • Thesis dissertations, archival material or unpublished materials.
  • Plays or screenplays.
  • Musical works.
  • Audio-visual, electronic, digital or other non-print works not also produced and sold in print.
  • Government documents.
  • Edited or transcribed books.
  • Chapbooks.
  • Anthologies -- published books in which the author is a contributor of an article, literary work or chapter to a book with multiple contributors.
  • Books without a ten digit ISBN.

If there are more than 10 titles, additional titles can be submitted through the Contact Us link on the Illinois Authors Directory homepage.

Book TitlesPublisherYear PublishedTen Digit ISBN No.
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