Josh is primarily a writer of fiction. He has published one novel and a handful of short stories. He also wrote some music articles for Vinyl Me, Please. He used to publish under the pen name Doctor Gaines but no longer does.

He wrote, directed and starred in a short film called Cordial Kill which was completed in August 2017 and is currently going out on the festival circuit.

He was the co-host of the now defunct weekly podcast called Ink & Echo.

Josh was born in Lincoln NE, grew up in Albuquerque NM and now lives in Denver CO. He was once in the band Abraham the Poor, dropped out of a film program at CNM, won two poetry slams, and drew Harry Potter-themed comics for a while.

He enjoys the work of Stephen King, Chuck Palahniuk, John Steinbeck, Bret Easton Ellis, Cormac McCarthy, Paul Thomas Anderson, Stanley Kubrick and Lee Hardcastle. He loves Alan Parsons Project, Huey Lewis & The News and King Gizzard.

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