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Shira Springer

Shira Springer covers stories at the intersection of sports and society for NPR and WBUR. She also writes a regular column on women’s sports for the Boston Globe and features for the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine. She has written for the Globe for twenty years, covering the city’s four major professional teams, including seven years on the Celtics beat. Springer contributed to the essay collections Our Boston: Writers Celebrate the City They Love and A History of Jewish Connecticut: Mensches, Migrants and Mitzvahs. Her writing will also be published in the upcoming anthology Upon Further Review: Great Sports Minds Imagine How the World Would Change if a Play, Trade, Injury or Referee’s Call Had Gone the Other Way. If she’s not writing, she’s probably training for her next marathon.

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