The Best American Sports Writing (2015)

Wright Thompson (Editor) Glenn Stout (Editor)
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Description

For twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the past year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications. Wright Thompson, many times included in this volume over the years, takes his turn at the helm by curating this exceptional collection. The only shared trait among these diverse pieces is the extraordinarily high caliber of writing, but collectively they tap into the pure passion that can only come from sports. And for all aspiring sports writers, says Thompson, "these selections are both road map and compass."
The Best American Sports Writing 2015 includes
Don Van Natta Jr., Chris Ballard, Katie Baker, Christopher Beam, Wells Tower, Seth Wickersham, Ariel Levy
and others
WRIGHT THOMPSON, guest editor, started his sports writing career as a student at the University of Missouri, where he covered sports for the Columbia Missourian. He interned at the Times-Picayune in New Orleans and worked as the LSU beat writer. He then moved to the Kansas City Star, where he covered a wide variety of sports. In 2006 he joined ESPN.com and ESPN: The Magazine as a senior writer. He lives in Oxford, Mississippi.

GLENN STOUT, series editor for The Best American Sports Writing since its inception, is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway 1912. He serves as the long-form editor for SB Nation and lives in Alburgh, Vermont.

Product Details

Price
$14.95
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
October 06, 2015
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.1 X 8.2 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780544340053
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About the Author

WRIGHT THOMPSON, guest editor, is a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN: The Magazine.

GLENN STOUT, series editor, is the author of Young Womanand the Sea and Fenway 1912. He has been the editor of The Best American Sports Writing since its inception in 1991.