Known across generations for his sports-themed fiction, Mike Lupica will discuss his most recent book, Strike Zone, due out in September 2019. Promising to be another bestseller, this novel tells the story about a twelve-year-old Little League pitcher with big dreams for his season and for his family. Learn more about Lupica’s career as a sports writer and columnist, television star, and author of numerous fiction and non-fiction books for both adults and children.
MIKE LUPICA is one of the most prominent sports writers in America. His longevity at the top of his field is based on his experience and insider's knowledge, coupled with a provocative presentation that takes an uncompromising look at the tumultuous world of professional sports. Today he is a syndicated columnist for the New York Daily News, which includes his popular "Shooting from the Lip" column, which appears every Sunday. For more than 30 years, Lupica has added magazines, novels, sports biographies, other non-fiction books on sports, as well as television to his professional resume. For the past fifteen years, he has been a TV anchor for ESPN's “The Sports Reporters.” He also hosted his own program, “The Mike Lupica Show” on ESPN2.