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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

  • Melinda Braun, 5708 Hawkes Drive, Edina, MN 55436
  • Sue Harrison, 23387 South Rocky Point Road, Pickford, MI 49774
  • Rick Reeder, 8519 Karlov, Skokie, IL 60076

Richard Frisbie Award for Adult Nonfiction

  • Jillian McKeown, Adult Services, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, IL 60091
  • Don Rose, 2025 N. Sedgwick, Chicago, IL 60614
  • Jim Schwab, 1755 N. Campbell, Chicago, IL 60647

Bernard J. Brommel Award for Biography and Memoir

  • Jonathan Eig, 444 W. Oakdale Ave, 2E, Chicago, IL 60657
  • Sue William Silverman, 411 Howard Ave., Grand Haven, MI 49417
  • Mary Kay Shanley, 1140 Vividell Lane, West Des Moines, IA 50266 


  • Lisa Coutley, 6014 Franklin St., Omaha, NE 68104
  • Joseph G. Peterson, 5420 East View Park, Apt. 2, Chicago, IL 60615
  • Leland James Whipple, 5776 Cottage Drive, Bellaire, MI 49615

Children’s Nonfiction

  • Pat Kummer, 2671 Normandy Place, Lisle, IL 60532-1081
  • Janet Riehecky, 657 Shenandoah Trail, Elgin, IL 60123
  • Carol Saller, until December 31, c/o University of Chicago Press, 1427 E 60th St., Chicago IL 60637; after December 31, 1469 E Park Pl., Chicago 60637

 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

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

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.


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