Michael J. Sullivan

Michael J. Sullivan is an author and sports writer living in New York who graduated from St. John's University, and is a member of the McDonald's All-American Selection Boys Basketball Committee and the Parade All-American Selection Committee.  Michael hosted sports radio shows on WGBB on Long Island, NY, and WEVD 1050AM in New York City, as well as worked with ESPN and Sporting News.  In addition to writing the When Time Forgets series, Michael covers high school and college sports for Fox-owned Scout.com, which involves daily activity on ten to twelve message boards as well as writing approximately 100 articles each month.

Michael has published a number of books through established trade houses, including the trivia book So You Think You're a New Yorker, which was an iconic work lauded by columnist Cindy Adams.  In addition, he published seven sports-themed books for children through Enslow, and a volume of a children’s book series through HarperCollins.

Books by this Author

Necessary Heartbreak


Necessary Heartbreak

Can Michael Stewart Find Love In 1st Century Jerusalem & still save his daughter from a vicious Roman soldier?

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Treat me nice, I'll treat you better

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. A disciple. I would have loved to have been alive during this time.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Jesus Christ. I would ask these questions: "How is my sister (Ann, who passed away at the age of 44 two years ago)? How is my mom (passed away several years ago at the age of 47)? Will I ever see them again? Will I ever get the chance to hug and tell them that "I love you."

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Land of Hope and Dreams (Bruce Springsteen), White Christmas (Bing Crosby), Summer Wind (Frank Sinatra), Independence Day (Bruce Springsteen), Badlands (Bruce Springsteen)

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. When will my Islanders win another Stanley Cup?

Author Voices

February 12, 2010

What would it had meant to the Christian world if Judas didn't betray Jesus? This is a question I ask in my novel, "Necessary Heartbreak." I would love to hear your thoughts!

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