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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kathy Stevenson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: N/A


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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