Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Sydney Lewis  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: Brookline, Massachusetts

-- Sydney Lewis on WorldCat --

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.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Hospital :
ISBN: 0425154521. OCLC Number:

Berkley Books,. New York :. 1996, ©1994.

"A totally alien life-form" :
ISBN: 1565842839. OCLC Number:

New Press,. New York :. 1997.

Help wanted :
ISBN: 1565847458. OCLC Number:

New Press,. New York :. 2000.


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

Speaking Engagements

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