About Eli


Eli Reiter is a three-time winner of The Moth Storyslam and the host of the live longform storytelling show Long Story Long.  The show has been running for five years. His guests have included bestselling authors like Nick Flynn, comedians like SNL’s Sasheer Zamata and The Daily Show’s Hasan Minhaj, and podcasting personalities like Unorthodox’s Mark Oppenheimer and This American Life’s Elna Baker. 

His essays has appeared in the New York Times, Tablet, Slate, The Washington Post, and The Forward, among other outlets. 

He has taught storytelling  in a variety of places, from schools and museums to homeless shelters. He also hosts Jewish-centered events from a Muslim Jewish storytelling aseries to events sponsored by Moishe House. He hosts retreats for young Jews to build a wider pluralistic Jewish community. The themes of the retreats vary, from storytelling to travel.