Florence Hamlish Levinsohn
Pen Name: None
Born: 1926 in New York, N.Y.
Died: 1998 in Chicago, Illinois
Levinsohnn lived in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Levinsohn was a longtime activist, writer and editor who wrote social and political articles for several publications, including the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Reader. She started her career as the assistant editor for the Northwest Times in Harwood Heights, Illinois. During her time here she also worked for Advertising Age, The American Journal of Sociology and of Education, was an instructor at Kennedy-King College and presented teaching seminars on writing and editing for scholarly publications. She wrote the first biography of Harold Washington, a past mayor of Chicago.
- Harold Washington, A Political Biography, Chicago Review Press, 1983
- Belgrade, Ivan R. Dee, 1994
- Looking for Farrakhan, Ivan R. Dee, 1997
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Harold Washington: A political biography
Release Date: 1983
Belgrade: Among the Serbs
Release Date: 1994-09-01
Pen Writer`s Fund,1997, and Completion Grants, Illinois Arts Council, 1993 and 1980.
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