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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 Peoria 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