Booking Baseball: Writing About the National Pastime
Discussion with four veteran SMA members
Baseball authors Thom Henninger, Stuart Shea, Judith Hiltner, and Jim Walker


WHEN: Tuesday, April 9, 2024, 6pm-8pm

WHERE: Turtle’s Bar & Grill, 238 W. 33rd St., two blocks south of Guaranteed Rate Field

COST: Free & open to all; $5 donation suggested; free food & cash bar


Books will be available for purchase and signing after the program.


Collectively, SMA members, Thom Henninger, Judith Hiltner, Stuart Shea, and Jim Walker have written seven books and countless articles on baseball. The Society of Midland Authors and the Chicago chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) invite you to learn how they approach writing about the national pastime.

Topics include:

  • Why so many baseball books are written and who publishes them
  • Working with teams and conducting interviews
  • Using research facilities
  • Managing your writing project
  • Memorable experiences

To learn more, contact Mary Wisniewski: [email protected].