Evan Weiss

Writer & Editor



I am a writer and editor based in Los Angeles.


I hold an MFA in creative writing from The New School and a BA from Kenyon College.

The New York Times recently called my writing "terrific."


I am working on my first novel.





A day in the life of Vermont's best bagel maker / Burlington Free Press


When a Police Chief's Words Go Viral / USA Today

Waiting in the Cold for Donald Trump / The Daily Dot


The Instructions Needed to Build an Ikea Bookshelf / The Hairpin

How Couples Will Break Up in the Year 2115 / the Daily Dot

Possible Reasons Why There "Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone" / The Hairpin

A Series of Animal Dialogues / HyperVocal

Excerpts from My Suburban Elephant Drama / The Hairpin


Co-Writer for This video starring Elmo and the U.S. Surgeon general