Expat writer, author of two novels and a collection of short stories, blogger and podcaster
Sonja Lewis is the author of two novels, The Barrenness and The Blindsided Prophet and a collection of short stories, The Seasons. First published in 2011, The Barrenness was incredibly well received, appearing in The Voice and WM Magazine in the UK, and in US national media including CNN, Black Enterprise and The Tom Joyner Morning Show along with a host of regional media in the US and Canada. The founder and producer of UIO: You Inside Out, the podcast for teenage girls, Sonja is a former newspaper journalist for The Albany Herald, Georgia USA, and has also contributed to The Guardian. After relocating to London, she set up and managed a successful communications consultancy. Clients included The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, and The Royal National Institute for the Blind. Sonja received her MA in international journalism from the University of Westminster.