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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Sydney Lewis  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD C:YA

Born: Brookline, Massachusetts

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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.


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Awards

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