Stephen Weiss

Stephen G. Weiss II has a BA in English from the University of Iowa and an MFA in creative writing from Stetson University, as well as an MD. He is a practicing urologic surgeon in Florida, where he lives with his wife and daughter. Weiss has studied with Mark Powell, Angie Cruz, and Chantel Acevedo, and has attended numerous writing workshops and conferences, including the Appalachian Writer’s Workshop, Kurt Vonnegut Symposium, the Iowa Writers’ Summer Workshop, Other Words Literary Conference, Pat Conroy Literary Conference, and AWP. When not writing or practicing medicine, he enjoys fishing, fantasy football, disc golf, and Basenjis. Weiss writes using the pen name S.W. Gordon. His work has appeared in Dash Literary Journal, Edison Literary Review, Evening Street Review, Five on the Fifth, Ghostlight: The Magazine of Terror, Green Hills Literary Lantern, Off the Coast, The Opiate, Penmen Review, Roanoke Rambler, and Streetlight Magazine.