Author, Performing Artist, and Cultural Critic

Bio

My Biography

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Stephen Earley Jordan II, was born in Iaeger, West Virginia and raised in Huntington, West Virginia. Jordan attended Alderson-Broaddus College, a private Baptist-affiliated college where he earned a BA in Writing, and a BA in Literature; His graduate studies were at Marshall University before he moved to New York City. After the release of his first book in 2006, "Beyond Bougie" Jordan toured colleges and universities where he taught writing workshops on creative nonfiction and was guestspeaker for issues of race, class, and gender—primarily focusing on the plights of Black Americans. In 2007, he released his followup collection, "Cold, Black, and Hungry". Jordan has been known to say that he "likes to write about things people don't like to talk about" because it challenges their own thoughts on social norms. Stephen Earley Jordan II currently lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Recent Books

  • 5 MACABRE TALES

    Truth disturbs. But other times, not knowing the answer is what causes a man’s demise. Together these haunting tales expose…

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  • AMERICAN MOTHERFUCKER

    While this collection has sincere tributes to James Baldwin and JD Salinger and sprinkled with references of romance, other selections…

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  • THE JEW OF CONDADO

    A short tale of commitment and faith; betrayal and perversion; and teaches that, at times, faith alone is not enough…

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  • THE SON OF LEVITICUS

    This short tale introduces a place and time where boyhood ends because of betrayal; a place where surprise, motive, and…

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Writings