Steve Marantz is a journalist and podcaster. His fourth book, “Citizen Akoy: Basketball and the Making of a South Sudanese American”, won the “Best Nonfiction Immigration Story” award for 2020 from Nebraska Center for the Book. His show, “Championship Stories”, is about famous, infamous, and almost famous champions, and their moments of triumph. It can be found at championshipstories.com and at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, Spotify and Radio Public. As a free-lancer for Boston Globe Sports, he writes about a variety of topics. He also reviews for New York Journal of Books.