John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro are the authors of War in the Ring, One Nation Under Baseball, and One Punch from the Promised Land. They’ve written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Nation, and ESPN. Florio, also a novelist, is on the faculty of the Stonecoast MFA creative writing program at the University of Southern Maine. Shapiro is a six-time Emmy-award winning writer of television documentaries. They are married and live in Brooklyn, NY.