October 25, 2014
2:00PM Saturday, October 19
Boston Common Hancock, 40 Trinity Place
Meet some of the writers whose work has been chosen for the 2013 edition of Best American Sports Writing. Jason Schwartz details the demise of Curt Schilling’s video game company, 38 Studios, in “End Game” from Boston Magazine. Nicole Pasulka explores the role surfing plays in Hawaiian culture in “Eddie is Gone” from The Believer, and Bill Littlefield, host of NPR’s Only a Game, profiles colorful boxing trainer Jimmy Cvetic in “The Gym at Third and Ross.” They’ll be joined by Glenn Stout, series editor for Best American Sports Writing, and moderator Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe. Sponsored by PEN New England.