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Society of Midland Authors Awards Banquet

The Society of Midland Authors will present its annual awards May 14 in Chicago, honoring its choices for the best books by Midwest authors published in 2012.

The Annual Awards Dinner will take place Tuesday, May 14, in the LaSalle Room at Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, 350 N. Orleans St., Chicago. The master of ceremonies will be Steve Bertrand, a morning anchor on WGN-AM radio and host of the video podcast “Steve Bertrand on Books,” which features his interviews with leading writers.
Tickets are $75 each. A cash bar opens at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. Reservations can by made by PayPal or check at

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