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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kathy Stevenson  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: N/A

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Illinois Connection

Author works freelance for the Chicago Tribune, and her novel, The Lake Poet, is set in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Kathy Stevenson was a newspaper columnist in southern California for five years before moving to the Chicago area in 1993. In 1991 she published Second Thoughts, a collection of fifty of her columns. Since moving to Chicago Ms. Stevenson has freelanced for the Chicago Tribune, writing essays and feature articles. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Redbook, and many other publications.

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Titles At Your Library

The Lake Poet
ISBN: 0971246602

Thirteenth Angel Press. 2001

"The Lake Poet" is a historical novel set in Lake Forest, Illinois, written as a series of letters, taking place from 1929 to the present day. The letters are written by Lake Forest author Catherine Caldwell, and are discovered upon her death by her granddaughter. "The Lake Poet" presents one woman's interior life played out against a backdrop of Lake Forest history, and set in the context of world events.



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