Robert Sengstacke Abbott (Inducted in 2017)

Jane Addams (Inducted in 2012)

Nelson Algren (Inducted in 2010)

Margaret Anderson (2014)

Sherwood Anderson (2012)

Rane Arroyo (Inducted in 2015)

Margaret Ayer Barnes (Inducted Oct. 5, 2017 at Volumes Bookcafe)

L. Frank Baum (Inducted in 2013)

Saul Bellow (Inducted in 2010)

Marita Bonner (Inducted in 2017)

Gwendolyn Brooks (Inducted in 2010)

Margaret T. Burroughs (Inducted in 2015)

Fanny Butcher (Inducted in 2016)

Cyrus Colter (Inducted in 2011)

Frank Marshall Davis (Inducted in 2018)

Floyd Dell (Inducted in 2015)

Theodore Dreiser (Inducted in 2011)

Roger Ebert (Inducted in 2016)

James T. Farrell (Inducted in 2012)

Edna Ferber (Inducted in 2013)

Eugene Field (Inducted in 2016)

Leon Forrest (Inducted in 2013)

Henry Blake Fuller (Inducted in 2017)

Samuel Eldred Greenlee, Jr. (Inducted in 2018)

Lorraine Hansberry (Inducted in 2010)

Alice Judson Ryerson Hayes (Inducted in 2015)

Ben Hecht (Inducted in 2013)

Ernest Hemingway (Inducted in 2012)

David Hernandez (Inducted in 2014)

Langston Hughes (Inducted in 2012)

Fenton Johnson (Inducted in 2016)

John H. Johnson (Inducted in 2013)

Ring Lardner (Inducted in 2016)

Edgar Lee Masters (Inducted in 2014)

Harriet Monroe (Inducted in 2011)

Willard Motley (Inducted in 2014)

Salima Rivera (Inducted in 2018)

Carolyn Rodgers (Inducted in 2012)

Mike Royko (Inducted in 2011)

Carl Sandburg (Inducted in 2011)

Shel Silverstein (Inducted in 2014)

Upton Sinclair (Inducted in 2015)

Studs Terkel (Inducted in 2010)

Margaret Walker (Inducted in 2014)

Theodore Ward (Inducted in 2015)

Ida B. Wells (Inducted in 2011)

Thornton Wilder (Inducted in 2013)

Richard Wright (Inducted in 2010)