Mariah Burton Nelson is the author of seven books focusing primarily on the empowerment of women through sports. A former Stanford and professional basketball player, her books (most notably The Stronger Women Get, The More Men Love Football) have been published by Harcourt Brace, Random House, Harper San Francisco, and William Morrow. She has written hundreds of articles for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Ms., and other publications. The recipient of several writing and speaking awards, she has given public presentations in 49 states and has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, PrimeTime Live, Dateline, Nightline, Larry King Live, and myriad other shows. She is at work on a graphic memoir.
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