About The Author

About The Author

jeffkarzen300Jeff Karzen was a sportswriter at the Battle Creek Enquirer during Homer’s rise to prominence in the mid-2000s.

He covered many of the incredible moments for the Enquirer before turning the story into a book.

Karzen won several Associated Press Sports Editors awards in his newspaper career, which also included stints at the Lansing (Mich.) State Journal and Mt. Vernon (Ill.) Register-News.

His work has been featured in Baseball America, Milwaukee Magazine, Spartan Magazine, Michigan History Magazine and the Chicago Cubs’ Vine Line Magazine.

An Evanston, Ill., native and Michigan State University graduate, Karzen lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter.