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Authors arranged by town of birth

Albany Albion Alma Alton Anna Annapolis
Annawan Arcola Arlington Arlington Heights Armington Ashland
Athens Atlanta Aurora Ava Barry Bartonville
Batavia Bath Beards Belgium Belleville Belvidere
Bement Benson Benton Berkeley Berlin Berwyn
Bingham Bloomington Blue Island Blue Mound Bluffs Bradford
Bridgeport Brooklyn Browns Buffalo Cairo Calumet City
Cambridge Camden Canton Carbondale Carlinville Carmi
Carol Stream Carrollton Carterville Carthage Cary Cedarville
Centralia Champaign Charleston Chatham Cherry Chester
Chicago Chicago Heights Chrisman Cicero Cisco Clarendon Hills
Clayton Cleveland Clifton Clinton Collinsville Columbia
Columbus Concord Cuba Dakota Danville Darien
Darmstadt Dayton Decatur Deer Creek DeKalb Delavan
Des Plaines Detroit Dolton Donovan Downers Grove Dwight
Earlville East Alton East Carondelet East St. Louis Edinburg Effingham
El Paso Eldorado Elgin Elizabeth Elmhurst Emden
Erie Evanston Evansville Evergreen Park Fairview Fairview Heights
Farmer City Farmington Fayetteville Flanagan Flossmoor Frankfort
Franklin Freeport Galesburg Galva Geneseo Geneva
George German Gibson City Girard Glasgow Glen Ellyn
Golconda Granite City Grayslake Greenville Hamburg Hamilton
Hammond Hampshire Hampton Hanover Hardin Harris
Harrisburg Harrison Hartford Harvard Harvey Havana
Henderson Henry Herrin Highland Highland Park Hillsboro
Hinsdale Home Hoyleton Hudson Humboldt Hume
Hurst Ina Irving Jacksonville Jerseyville Johnston City
Joliet Kane Kankakee Kansas Kewanee Kingston
La Grange La Grange Park Lake Forest Lanark Lansing LaSalle
Lawrenceville Lebanon Lee Lexington Liberty Libertyville
Lima Lincoln Litchfield Liverpool Lombard Louisville
Lovington Macomb Madison Manchester Manhattan Manito
Mansfield Marengo Marietta Marion Mark Marshall
Maryville Mason Mason City Matteson Mattoon Maywood
McCook Metropolis Millstadt Milton Moline Momence
Monmouth Montgomery Monticello Morris Morton Morton Grove
Mount Carmel Mount Vernon Murphysboro Naperville Nashville Neponset
New Athens New Haven Newark Niles Noble Nokomis
Normal Norris Norris City North Chicago Norwood O'Fallon
Oak Lawn Oak Park Oakland Oglesby Ohio Olney
Omaha Oregon Oswego Ottawa Palatine Palos Heights
Palos Park Pana Paris Park Forest Park Ridge Pawnee
Paxton Pekin Peoria Peru Petersburg Philo
Phoenix Pittsburg Pittsfield Plainfield Pocahontas Pontiac
Princeton Prospect Heights Quincy Raleigh Rantoul Richmond
Rio River Forest Riverside Robbins Robinson Rochester
Rock Island Rockford Rome Royal Rushville Salem
Savanna Schaumburg Shabbona Sheffield Shelbyville Sheridan
Sidney Silvis Skokie Sparta Spring Grove Springfield
St. Anne St. Charles St. Joseph St. Peter Staunton Sterling
Stockton Strasburg Streator Sublette Sycamore Tamms
Tampico Taylorville Tennessee Tilton Toledo Topeka
Trenton Troy Tuscola Ullin Union University Park
Urbana Vandalia Venice Vernon Vienna Villa Park
Virden Virginia Walnut Warren Warrensburg Washington
Waterloo Watseka Waukegan Wayne West Chicago West Point
West Salem West Union Westchester Western Springs Wheaton Wheeling
White Heath Wilmette Wilmington Wilsonville Winchester Winfield
Winnetka Winslow Witt Woodstock Worth Wyoming
Xenia Yale Zion