Nelson, Mariah Burton
NELSON, Mariah Burton
NELSON, Mariah Burton. American, b. 1956. Genres: Adult non-fiction, Sports/Fitness, Women's studies and issues. Career: Freelance writer, 1980-; public speaker for colleges and professional organizations, 1988-. College basketball player at Stanford University, 1974-78; professional basketball player, 1979-80. Discusses issues relating to sports on television. Publications: Are We Winning Yet? How Women Are Changing Sports and Sports Are Changing Women, 1991; The Stronger Women Get, the More Men Love Football: Sexism and the American Culture of Sports, 1994; Out of Bounds (one-act play), 1985; Embracing Victory: Life Lessons in Competition and Compassion, 1998; The Unburdened Heart, 2000; We Are All Athletes, 2002. Contributor to newspapers and periodicals.