Michael Gurnow

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Author's Bio

Michael Gurnow is a former literature and pre-law professor whose linguistic training was overseen by an active NSA language analyst. A noted environmentalist and film critic whose work Pulitzer-recipient Roger Ebert called “very admirable,” Gurnow’s writing—which spans such topics as national security, veterinary legislation, and overpopulation—has been translated, selected as Editor's Choice, served as cover stories, included in college curriculums, and cited in newspapers and literary and law journals. His first book, THE EDWARD SNOWDEN AFFAIR, was an international bestseller, while his sophomore effort, NATURE’S HOUSEKEEPER, was dubbed “Thoreau meets Hunter S. Thompson" by Ron Dakron, author of HELLO DEVILFISH!, and "intellectually profound yet outrageously funny” by British Mountaineering Council Ambassador Chris Townsend. Gurnow is editor of the award-winning blog, THE THOR CHALLENGE.

Publications & Prizes

Nature's Housekeeper: An Eco-Comedy (Blue River Press, 2015)
The Edward Snowden Affair: Exposing the Politics and Media Behind the NSA Scandal (Blue River Press, 2014)

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Last update: Nov 18, 2017