Josh Honn (b. 1979) is an academic librarian and poet living in Chicago.

Author of the poetry chapbook, A Slow Archive (2015), he is currently working on two book projects: A Grief Lexicon, a work of poetic memoir and shadow photography, and A Million Tongues Are Calling for My Pen, a critical biography and collected works of the 20th century black socialist Ross D. Brown.

He has a cat named Gwen.

His email address is his full name at gmail.

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We Fall Migration

Published online by Entropy in 2015, “We Fall Migration” is a poem-essay about grief and grieving, birds and birding, memory and how, ultimately, facts lack.

A Slow Archive

A Slow Archive (2015) is a poetry chapbook—a three-part poem diary—and deeply personal work of grief before loss, or what the Portuguese call saudade.

Review: The Miracle Cures of Dr. Aira

Published online by Asymptote in 2012, this review of the César Aira novel explores marginalia, literature, reality television, and how to escape our age of anxiety.

Coming to Consciousness

An MA thesis, “Coming to Consciousness” (2003) tells the story of socialist Eugene V. Debs and his views on race and racism in early-20th century America. 



Original work by Josh Honn | CC-BY