Sunday, June 10, 2012
Michael Luongo is an adjunct professor at New York University, teaching travel writing, and is a freelance journalist, editor and photographer. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Bloomberg News, National Geographic Traveler, Out Traveler and many other publications. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of several travel books, including Frommer's Buenos Aires, America's best selling guide to the Argentine capital; Gay Tourism: Culture, Identity and Sex, co-edited with Dr. Stephen Clift and Carry Callister; and the Routledge Gay Travels in the Muslim World, the only gay-themed American book ever published in Arabic. He also wrote a novel, The Voyeur, published by Alyson Books in 2007. Professor Luongo has traveled to more than 80 countries and all 7 continents, with a geographic concentration in Latin America and the Middle East. He has written extensively on culture, tourism, and human rights in the context of war, focusing on Iraq and Afghanistan. His work has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, the Society of American Travel Writers, and other groups. More on his work is at www.michaelluongo.com.
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