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. When not writing or practicing medicine, he enjoys fishing, fantasy football, and Basenjis. He writes using the pen name S.W. Gordon. His work is forthcoming in Dash Literary Journal, Edison Literary Review, El Portal, Evening Street Review, Five on the Fifth, Green Hills Literary Lantern, Off the Coast, The Opiate, The Penmen Review, Roanoke Rambler, Streetlight Magazine, A Thin Slice of Anxiety, The Thieving Magpie, Torrid Literature Journal, and The Write Launch.