Nebraska Authors

Steve Marantz

Born 1951 Omaha, NE (USA)

Places Lived

Swampscott, MA
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Journalism, Sports


Graduated, 1969, Omaha Central High School, Omaha, NE
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, 1973, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO



Places Worked

Sporting News
Kansas City Star
Boston Globe
Boston Herald


Nebraska 150 Books honor for The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central. 2017
Inducted into Omaha Central High School Hall of Fame 2012
Nebraska Book Award winner, 2020, for Citizen Akoy


Sorcery at Caesars, Sugar Ray's Marvelous Fight. 2008.
The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central. 2011.
Next Up at Fenway: A Story of High School, Hope and Lindos Suenos. 2013.
Citizen Akoy: Basketball and the Making of a South Sudanese American. 2019.

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