Thank you for your interest in the "Illinois Authors’ Corner" column in the Illinois Reading Council Communicator. The IRC Communicator is a highly professional publication that serves as the newsletter to our 5,000+ reading teacher/librarian members several times each year.
If you are interested in submitting information on a new book you have authored, please fill out the below form:
This information will be included in the next IRC Communicator. If you are an IRC member or become a new member of the Illinois Reading Council, you may add a 3 to 5 sentence description of your new book(s). Please try to keep it to 75-100 max word count. As a member of the IRC, you also have the option of buying space to include a photo of your new book cover at a cost of $10.00 per cover. Please submit the cover electronically (JPEG or TIF file format with a resolution of 300 dpi) to Carrie Sheridan.
You can visit our membership page on our website to download a membership form or join online. As a member, you will receive the Illinois Reading Council Communicator as well as the Illinois Reading Council Journal. Please mail your $10.00 per cover and membership form + dues (if necessary) to the Illinois Reading Council, 203 Landmark Drive, Suite B, Normal, IL 61761-1836. If you have any questions about submitting information, please email or call Carrie Sheridan at (888) 454-1341.
ANNUAL DUE DATES FOR SUBMISSIONS!
Sept. 1st to make the November issue.
Dec. 1st to make the February issue.
Mar. 1st to make the May issue.
June 1st to make the August issue.
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