Mike Long (author)

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Mike Long
Born Missouri
Occupation Writer
Known for Speechwriting, Film Reviews, Essays
Website http://www.mikelongonline.com

Michael (Mike) Long is an American author. In 2008, he began teaching at Georgetown University in the graduate school of professional studies, teaching classes to graduate students on writing and speech writing.[1]


Long grew up in rural Missouri as the son of a preacher.[2] He received a scholarship to go to Murray State University in Kentucky, where he studied physics. Mr. Long finished at the top of his class, and then went on to graduate study in physics at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. After working in physics for almost a decade, he shifted to comedy writing and began writing and performing stand-up comedy. He currently lives in Burke, Virginia.

Long was a regular contributor to the Jewish World Review from 2001-2005.[3] He completed his first novel, Killing, in 2001.[4]


  1. ^ "Mike Long - Faculty Bio". Washington D.C.: Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies. Retrieved 2010-04-08. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Once a physicist: Mike Long". Iop.org. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Michael Long". Jewishworldreview.com. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  4. ^ Zak, Dan (2006-11-12). "Writer's Clock". Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-04-10.