Sydney Lewis

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General Information

Name: Sydney Lewis

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1952

Place of Birth: Brookline, Massachusetts

Website: N/A

Email: N/A

Contact Information: New Press New Press 450 W. 41st St. New York, New York 10036

Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Manhatttan, New York, Sydney attended Lake Forest College and the University of Oregon. She came to Chicago the summer of 1976 and never left.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to her writing she has worked a variety of jobs from district office manager for then Senator Dawn Clark Netsch to bartending.

Published Works

  • Hospital, An Oral History of Cook County Hospital, The New Press, 1994
  • A Totally Alien Life-Form, Teenagers, The New Press, 1996
  • Help Wanted, Tales From the First Job Front, The New Press, 2002

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Hospital: an oral history of cook county hospital

ISBN: 0425154521
Release Date: 1996-10-01

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A Totally Alien Life-Form: Teenagers

ISBN: 1565842839
Release Date: 1997-09-01

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Literary Awards

Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism, Society of Professional Journalists, 2000, for Chicago Matters, Seeking Justice

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Sydney Lewis on WorldCat

Sydney Lewis on Amazon


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