Lori Sturdevant is a veteran editorial writer and columnist for the Star Tribune and one of the most recognizable bylines in Twin Cities print journalism. Her forte is state government and politics, a beat she has covered for more than 35 years. Sturdevant has also penned, co-written, or edited nine books on important Minnesota topics. These include A Man’s Reach: The Autobiography of Elmer L. Andersen, The Pillsburys of Minnesota, and Citizen Swain: Tales of a Minnesota Life. Sturdevant is a three-time Minnesota Book Award winner, most recently in 2015 for Her Honor: Rosalie Wahl and the Minnesota Women’s Movement, which tells the remarkable story of the first woman to be named to the Minnesota Supreme Court.