- Boston Latin School1986
- Williams College1990
Joshua Glenn is a Boston-based writer, editor, publisher, and cultural semiologist-for-hire.
He is coauthor and/or co-editor of TAKING THINGS SERIOUSLY, THE IDLER'S GLOSSARY, THE WAGE SLAVE'S GLOSSARY, and — in 2012 — the object-oriented story collection SIGNIFICANT OBJECTS, and the kids' field guide to life UNBORED. He is editor of HILOBROW and publisher of the science fiction imprint HILOBOOKS; and he is co-founder of SEMIONAUT and the SIGNIFICANT OBJECTS experiment.
In the '00s, Glenn was an editor, columnist, and blogger (BRAINIAC)
for the Boston Globe's IDEAS section, and he was new media producer for
the paper's LIVING/ARTS section. In the '90s, he published the seminal
high-lowbrow zine/journal HERMENAUT; was an editor at UTNE READER; and was co-producer of the pioneering DIY how-to website and social network TRIPOD.
Glenn produced and co-designed the iPhone app KER-PUNCH. He manages a secretive online community known as THE HERMENAUTIC CIRCLE. He does business as KING MIXER, LLC. He lives in Boston with his wife and two sons.