University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Women Writing About Sports


Paola Boivin, former sports columnist for the Arizona Republic and now a member of the College Football Playoff selection committee, will chat with Jane Leavy and Karen Crouse about their books -- and the challenges faced by women working in the male-dominated world of sports.


Panelists
Karen Crouse

Karen Crouse is an award-winning sportswriter who has been on the staff of The New York Times since 2005. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Her first book, "Norwich," is the extraordinary story of the small Vermont town that has likely produced more Olympians per capita than any other place in the country—and whose citizens provide a model for achieving excellence while leading a well-rounded life....

Jane Leavy

From Jane Leavy, the award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of "The Last Boy" and "Sandy Koufax," comes the definitive biography of Babe Ruth—the man Roger Angell dubbed "the model for modern celebrity....

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