Joan Ryan

Joan Ryan is an award-winning journalist and author. She was one of the first female sports columnists in the country, and has covered every major sporting event, from the Super Bowl to the Olympics and championship fights. Her work has earned her thirteen Associated Press Sports Editors Awards, the National Headliner Award and the Women's Sports Foundation's Journalism Award by the San Francisco chapter of the National Organization for Women. Her book Little Girls in Pretty Boxes: The Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skaters was named one of the Top 100 Sports Books of All Time by Sports Illustrated (the only one to be authored by a woman), and one of the Top 50 Sports Books of All Time by the Guardian. Joan now works as a media consultant to the San Francisco Giants.

Books by this Author

Molina
The Water Giver

Author Appearances

BOOKS INC.
Straight Signing
Straight Signing
1344 Park Street
Alameda, CA 94501
MAY 30
MEET ME ST. LOUIS (OFFSITE EVENT AT HARPO'S CHESTE
In-Conversation, Q&A, Signing
Harpo's Chesterfield
136 Hilltown Village Center
Chesterfield, MO 63017
MAY 31
ST. LOUIS COUNTY LIBRARY
In-Conversation, Q&A, Signing
In-Conversation, Q&A, Signing
1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
JUN 1
BARNES & NOBLE
Straight Signing
Straight Signing
189 Grove Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90036
JUN 6

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