Portrait of Jordan Bass

Jordan Bass

Jordan Bass is the managing editor of McSweeney’s Publishing, where he’s helped to edit and design dozens of books, both fiction and non-fiction, since 2004.

His main focus is McSweeney’s Quarterly, a short-story journal which he oversees; McSweeney’s has published work by George Saunders, David Foster Wallace, Stephen King, Lydia Davis, and hundreds of other notable writers. Several stories Jordan has selected and edited for the journal have gone on to appear in the Best American Short Stories, and to receive the National Magazine Award for fiction.