Individual Author Record
Name: Cari LynnPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD C:CHILD Born: in Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLynn is a Chicago native.
Biographical and Professional InformationA Chicagoan-area native, Cari Lynn spent two years undercover on the trading floors of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to write the narrative nonfiction, ''Leg the Spread'', focusing on the handful of women traders who braved the vicious, high-stakes trading pits. In ''The Whistleblower'', Lynn wrote the story of police officer and UN peacekeeper Kathryn Bolkovac, who blew the whistle on a sex trafficking scandal (Bolkovac was recently honored in Chicago with the Rising Voice of Woman Award). Lynn's first novel (historical fiction) will be out February 25th from Penguin/Plume, entitled ''Madam: A Novel of New Orleans''. Lynn holds a Master's in Writing from The Johns Hopkins University and has taught at Loyola and Columbia College.
*''Leg The Spread'', Broadway Books, 2004*''The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman's Fight for Justice'', Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 - written with Kathryn Bolkovac*''MADAM: A Novel of New Orleans'', to be released by Penguin/Plume in February 2014