Evan Weiss

Writer & Editor



I am an editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer.


I was an editor at the Burlington Free Press, McClatchy, and the Daily Dot.


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

The New York Times called my writing "terrific."


I am about to start querying my first novel.





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

The Case of the Overstuffed HoagIe Bracket / The Philadelphia Inquirer

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